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 Line engraving from 'Letters and Notes on the Manners, customs and Conditions of the North American Indians, Written During Eight Year's Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-39.'by George Catlin, Published London, 1841. First Edition. original 1st edition, printed by Tosswill & Myers, labelled to base Myers £20 unmounted



A view of the guard-house and Simsbury-mines, now called Newgate - a prison for the confinement of loyalists in Connecticut;
Original Copper engraving showing a diagram of the guardhouse with sections identified by letter (legend not visible in print); shows shaft leading to underground chamber, "F. A strong trap door opening the descent to Hell" which leads to a cut-away view of the shaft "G" and "H", and to the underground area "L., M. The prison commonly called Hell."From: The political magazine and parliamentary, naval, military, and literary journal. London : Pub. by J. Bew, Pater-Noster-Row, 1781 October, p. 596. £30 inc delivery RARE


 

Native Americans /
Verm : Gegenstande / Melanges CCCLXXXVIII
 
 Four  portraits one one sheet  copied after the Nicolas Petit plates in: Voyage de decouvertes aux terres australes / Francois Peron.  Copper engraving with hand colouring Published by the   Bureau of Industry,  Weimar, Germany  1792-1810 Size    Plate 180 x 227 mm from 'Bilderbuch für Kinder, enthaltend eine angenehme Sammlung von Thieren, Pflanzen, Blumen, Früchten, Mineralien, Trachten [Children's Picture Book Containing a  Collection of Animals, Plants, Flowers, Fruits, Minerals, Clothing] by Carl Bertuch £45 inc delivery. some offsetting x 2


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Persons and Dress of the Inhabitants of of Port des Francais" (Litya Bay, Alaska)
Original copper  engraved print, engraved by Taylor, published in The World, or the present State of the Universe .., 1806. Copper engraved antique print. Size 20.5 x 14.5 cm unmounted slightly mucky £20




Die Tschuckschis und ihre Wohnungen
 Published by Webber from: A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean performed under the direction of Cpt. Cook, Clerke and Gore. London, 1784, vol 3 Reprinted in Handbook of Travel by Zimmermann  1809-1 £20



Ruins of the old fort, Connanicut [ Conanicut], Rhode lsland.

Original Steel engraving by Fenner, Sears & Co. after a picture by W.G.Wall, published  as the frontespiece in The History and Topography of the United States. Size 10.3 x 16.3 cm. Printed by I. T. Hinton and Simpkin & Marshall 1831** this has condition issues a tear/fold to the corenr and a cat paw print in the margin £15


 

Banca  de Stefano Gerard
Steel engraving by  Augustin Francois Lemaitre, engraver11 x 17 cm from Frederic Lacroix’s L’ Univers: Histoire et Description de Tous les Peuples.  Iles de l’ Afrique: Malte et le Goze.  Paris: Firmin Didot, 1848.    thinner paper edition   £12unmounted  Image 9.2 x 14



die grosse brucke bei Philadelphia

Philadelphia Bridge Antique copper engraving  from a part work c 1770 similar to (London, Alex. Hogg, c. 1786). 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches, close cut to bottom edge £12




The inside of a house, in Oonalashka./Alaska
The third voyage of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was organized to discover the Northwest Passage and explored the waters of the Pacific Ocean north of the Equator. The official artist of Cook's Third Voyage was John Webber (1752-1793) who diligently recorded the sights of the journey as they were experienced. Original engravings done after Webber's drawings and paintings document the people and places of the Pacific voyage. These engravings were published in 1784-85 in the large four volume atlas .... The atlas was published by G. Nichol and Thomas Cadell in London.. £20 good margins some staining 20 x 25.5 cm . . this is the Hawkins version
 



Snug Corner of Prince William's Sound The third voyage of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was organized to discover the Northwest Passage and explored the waters of the Pacific Ocean north of the Equator. The official artist of Cook's Third Voyage was John Webber (1752-1793) who diligently recorded the sights of the journey as they were experienced. Original engravings done after Webber's drawings and paintings document the people and places of the Pacific voyage. These engravings were published in 1784-85 in the large four volume atlas .... The atlas was published by G. Nichol and Thomas Cadell in London.. £30 good margins 20 x 25.5 cm x 2



A woman of Prince William Sound Alaska Later print of Cooke published by Hogg in 1790 uncoloured ; good margins £25



Inside of a House in Oonalshka
Engraving by S Davenport London Published by Thomas Kelly 17 Paternoster Row . engraved by S.Davenport, published in New and Universal English Dictionary, 1843. Steel engraved  antique print £30




A Man & Woman of  Oonalshka
Engraving based on Captain Wilson's experience  drawn Thomas Malton after J. Wedgebrough . Antique copper engraved print from 'the European Magazine, and London Review,'  which ran from 1808 to12 published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to  Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite £20 unmounted



Connecticut Valley from Mount Tom

Antique steel engraved print from Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Waterfalls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Countryedited by William Cullen Bryant Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York (in parts, from 1872-1874) £25 Size 22.5 x 32.2 cm.




Native Californians Lassoing a Bear

Antique steel engraved print from Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Waterfalls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Countryedited by William Cullen Bryant Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York (in parts, from 1872-1874) £25 Size 22.5 x 32.2 cm.



Habits et Masons des Floridiens
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £20 plus inscription and margins mild marking to margin




New York / Lighthouse in Maine
Steel  engraved  two  images to a page prints from Carl Mayers Kunst-Anstalt in Nürnberg /Carl Mayers Nuremberg Art Institute . Image Size 10.7 x 15.2 cm Most engravings done to artwork by Fritz Bamberger Stunning quality  £18 unmounted x 2




Polar Bears Attacking
Steel  engraved prints from Bartletts drawings but 'Druck von A. Schuler in Stuttgart."/'Printed by A. Schuler in Stuttgart. dated to 1865 in plate  re engraved by V.Froer Stunning quality but no known source £15 unmounted




New Harmony am Wabash.
Steel  engraved  one image  to a page prints from Carl Mayers Kunst-Anstalt in Nürnberg /Carl Mayers Nuremberg Art Institute . Image Size 10.7 x 15.2 cm Most engravings done to artwork by Fritz Bamberger Stunning quality  £18 unmounted pic through cellophane sorry



Native Americans
Steel  engraved prints from Bartletts drawings but 'Druck von A. Schuler in Stuttgart."/'Printed by A. Schuler in Stuttgart. dated to 1865 in plate  re engraved by V.Froer Stunning quality but no known source £15 unmounted




Working A Canoe Up A Rapid/ Stromschnellen
Steel  engraved prints from Bartletts drawings but 'Druck von A. Schuler in Stuttgart."/'Printed by A. Schuler in Stuttgart. dated to 1865 in plate  re engraved by V.Froer Stunning quality but no known source £15 unmounted x 3 + 1 ukedition



Northampton Massachusetts
by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings resulting in a unique record of the times Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects tinted unmounted £10. .as mucky




A young Seat Otter found off the North west Coast of America/ An Opossum a quadruped of Van Dumes's land/ A white Bear found in the Pacific Ocean near the Icy Cape
 From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. £25 edge fraying
 




The inside of a house, in Oonalashka./Alaska

Copper engraving by  J. Webber del. W. Sharp sculp. (London, G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785). Author: Webber, John, 1751-1793 From Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, £45 some edge of page browning but stunning otherwise
 



Habits of the Americans. . . could be Hawaii/could be aywhere!


Engraving on one copper-plate  Probably as issued in John Harris's 'Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca', or 'A Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'.  Commissioned under King George II of England, published London, 1748.  Image 32.5 x 23.5cm  £25 . . .small edge tear,creases  and later print off a  worn plate
 



New York Leuchtterm in Maine 1846 Steel engraving £15 sheet A4 sized
 




A Savage of Prince William's Sound / us/Alaska Now Alaska by Webber/Page from Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Discovery , in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780. In three volumes. Vol. I. and II. written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S. Vol. III. by Captain James King, LL.D. and F.R.S. £45 Rarer first form good margins no staining perfect 20 x 25.5 cm . . x3




Woman and Boy of Patagonia  From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean  .£20 . . . 3 copies



The Inside of a House in Oonalashhka
From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean  .£25 x 3 . .
 







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Exact representation of the Inhabitants of Norton Sound

Wood engraving. Drawn from nature by  Hogg.; from Anderson's Large Folio Edition of the Whole of Capt. Cook's Voyages &c Complete printed for Alexander Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.1786  £25.  Size of engraved area 32 x 20cm. x 2+ 1 repaired
 



Woman of Oonalashka/A Man of Oonalashka
A Woman of Kamtschatka/A Man of Kamtschatka

Original antique ethnographic print From Thomas Bankes's A New Royal Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc"" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic  .  £25
 



The White Bear found on the Ice between the Northern Extremities of Asia & America
Sea Otter of Nootka Sound,in Quadra and Vancouvers Island on the North West Coast of America
 From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. £25 x 4
 



Portrait of a Man of Prince William's Sound
Portrait of a Woman of Prince William's Sound

 Drawn from nature by W. Hodges. Engrav'd by W. Woolett. Originally  Publish'd Feb. 1st, 1777 by W. Strahan in New Street, Shoe Lane & Thos. Cadell in the Strand, London. This is published 1794  in Baldwyn’s New System of Universal Geography. Close printed to the bottom edge some age toning Size of engraved area 32 x 20cm. £30 printed close to base edgex 6




A view in Christmas Sound, Tierra del Fuego

originally from Sydney Parkinson’s Journal of a Voyage to South Seas… reprinted by and included in  Moore Original antique ethnographic print From c.1780; 6.75 x 9.75" (17 x 25 cm) + wide, decorative, borders. Published London c.1782 for Alex HOGG, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages (1780) £30. . . 3 copies 



A view of the habitations in Nootka Sound'

originally from Sydney Parkinson’s Journal of a Voyage to South Seas… reprinted by and included in  Moore Original antique ethnographic print From c.1780; 6.75 x 9.75" (17 x 25 cm) + wide, decorative, borders. Published London c.1782 for Alex HOGG, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages (1780) £30. . .




View of a Snug Corner  Cove in Prince William's Sound    From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. £15 .. . printed off base of page
 



View of the Race Horse & Carcass (under the command of Lord Mulgrave & Captn Lutwyche) -nclosed in the ice, in Lat 80o 37.N. when prosecuting their celebrated expedition to the North Pole

originally from Sydney Parkinson’s Journal of a Voyage to South Seas… reprinted by and included in  Moore Original antique ethnographic print From c.1780; 6.75 x 9.75" (17 x 25 cm) + wide, decorative, borders. Published London c.1782 for Alex HOGG, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages (1780) £20 edge tear 




An accurate representation of Seahorses which Captain Cook met with in his third voyage on the ice near the West coast of North America, nine of which animals were shot by his order and used for fresh provisions.

Sydney Parkinson's Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in His Majesty's Ship, The Endeavour..., London: 1773 Published London  for Alex HOGG, 16 Pater-noster Row. £30 . .x3


A woman of Prince William Sound Alaska Later print of Cooke published by Hogg in 1790 coloured ; close cut so £15 .  + om




A Man of Prince William Sound Alaska Later print of Cooke published by Hogg in 1790 coloured ; close cut so £20



Sea Otter of Nootka Sound,in Quadra and Vancouvers Island on the North West Coast of America The third voyage of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was organized to discover the Northwest Passage and explored the waters of the Pacific Ocean north of the Equator. The official artist of Cook's Third Voyage was John Webber (1752-1793) who diligently recorded the sights of the journey as they were experienced. Original engravings done after Webber's drawings and paintings document the people and places of the Pacific voyage. These engravings were published in 1784-85 in the large four volume atlas .... The atlas was published by G. Nichol and Thomas Cadell in London.. £40 good margins some light staining 20 x 25.5 cm .



His Majesty's ship the Grafton Commodore Charles Holmes . . . . .Louisborough . . drawn by an Officer on Board   from the Universla Magazine 1754 rare showing a mechanism to correct the broken rudder £20 some creasing ( much is original ) repaired tear to crease
 

£40  crease as issued  perfect and rare x 2
 



Caps of the Natives of Oonalashka The third voyage of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was organized to discover the Northwest Passage and explored the waters of the Pacific Ocean north of the Equator. The official artist of Cook's Third Voyage was John Webber (1752-1793) who diligently recorded the sights of the journey as they were experienced. Original engravings done after Webber's drawings and paintings document the people and places of the Pacific voyage. These engravings were published in 1784-85 in the large four volume atlas .... The atlas was published by G. Nichol and Thomas Cadell in London.. £40 good margins PERFECT 20 x 25.5 cm x 2
 




A Savage of Prince William's Sound ,
The third voyage of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was organized to discover the Northwest Passage and explored the waters of the Pacific Ocean north of the Equator. The official artist of Cook's Third Voyage was John Webber (1752-1793) who diligently recorded the sights of the journey as they were experienced. Original engravings done after Webber's drawings and paintings document the people and places of the Pacific voyage. These engravings were published in 1784-85 in the large four volume atlas .... The atlas was published by G. Nichol and Thomas Cadell in London.. £15 good margins some staining 20 x 25.5 cm
 


A Man of Prince William's Sound
 The third voyage of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was organized to discover the Northwest Passage and explored the waters of the Pacific Ocean north of the Equator. The official artist of Cook's Third Voyage was John Webber (1752-1793) who diligently recorded the sights of the journey as they were experienced. Original engravings done after Webber's drawings and paintings document the people and places of the Pacific voyage. These engravings were published in 1784-85 in the large four volume atlas .... The atlas was published by G. Nichol and Thomas Cadell in London.. £30 good margins


Oonalashka The third voyage of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was organized to discover the Northwest Passage and explored the waters of the Pacific Ocean north of the Equator. The official artist of Cook's Third Voyage was John Webber (1752-1793) who diligently recorded the sights of the journey as they were experienced. Original engravings done after Webber's drawings and paintings document the people and places of the Pacific voyage. These engravings were published in 1784-85 in the large four volume atlas .... The atlas was published by G. Nichol and Thomas Cadell in London.. £40 good margins 20 x 25.5 cm
 




Sea Otter 2 The third voyage of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) was organized to discover the Northwest Passage and explored the waters of the Pacific Ocean north of the Equator. The official artist of Cook's Third Voyage was John Webber (1752-1793) who diligently recorded the sights of the journey as they were experienced. Original engravings done after Webber's drawings and paintings document the people and places of the Pacific voyage. These engravings were published in 1784-85 in the large four volume atlas .... The atlas was published by G. Nichol and Thomas Cadell in London.. £30 good margins some staining 20 x 25.5 cm . . this is the Hawkins version
 





View of Oonalashka    From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. £15 .. . x5





A View of Snug Corner Cove in Prince Williams Sound Inhabitants of Norton Sound with Their Habitations  From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . .  .£20 . . . x5
 




Canoes used by the natives of Oonalashka
Inside of a house in Oonalashka    From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . .  .£20 .. . x8 also one tinted sate if pref



St Louis c 1870 with steam boats some marks £12
 




View Corner Eighth Avenuse and 23rd St

lithograph by W.C. Rogers & Co. from the 1868 edition of Joseph Shannon’s Manual Of The Corporation Of The City of New York unmounted  untinted £10



"Front & Profile of the Women of Port de Francais, one of the new Discoveries of M. la Perouse"

Copper engraving by  Deeves after drawn by Prior,Published for A General View of the World, about 1807. Size 12.5 x 18 cm £12 c 1800
 




Inhabitants of Nootka Sound Inside of a habitation in Nootka Sound  From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . .  .£20 . . .x3
 



"Femme du Port des Francais" from La Perouse's exploration of the northwest coast of North America 'A Voyage round the world, in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788.' (Size: 15.7 x 9.7 inches)The rarer original largest version £40 . . 2 copies

related links

America(s) Page 1

America  Page 2  including some maps

America  3 

America  4

America  5

America  6

America  Portraits

America Military

Canada 1

Canada 2

Southern Americas 1

Southern Americas 2


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