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** This is a record much of which is now destroyed and carvings sold illegally** If the set is wanted do yell as each includes postage

The Remains of two portals and two columns of the Royal Palace of Persepolis.

By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718) Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £55 inc delivery

Other Pieces of the Pilasters (of Persepolis. )

By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718) Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £55 inc delivery

Portals on the West side of the Royal palace  of Persepolis.
By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718) Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £55 inc delivery


Different Pieces of the Pilasters of Persepolis.
By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718) Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £55 inc delivery




The Sphinx in the second Portal of Persepolis. The Sphinx in the first Portal of Persepolis
By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718)  Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £50 inc delivery ** some wear to text on first pic**



A Portal of Persepolis. A Piece of the Side of a Window fill'd with Characters. A Portal of Persepolis.
By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718)  Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £45 inc delivery ** some wear to text on first pic also edge tear in margin**



"A Pilaster of the Portal with a number of Figures on it" with "Part of a Pilaster"
By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718)  Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £45 inc delivery ** some wear to text on first pic small margin**



Hieroglyphics and Characters on the West Side of the Staircase of Persepolis
By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718)  Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £45 inc delivery ** folds as issued**



Figures on the Pilaster of a  Portal Persepolis
By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718)  Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £45 inc delivery ** smaller page  image 30 x 15**



Doorway  Persepolis
By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718)  Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £35 inc delivery ** smaller page  image 24 x 19**



The Remains of a Portal before the Lofty Edifice of Persepolis, ...
  Originally by By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718)   This version smaller and  reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £15  ** smaller page  10 x 18 cms plus margins with full plate mark**



The Column  before the Lofty Edifice of Persepolis, ...
  Originally by By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718)   This version smaller and  reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744 Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £15  ** smaller page  10 x 18 cms plus margins with full plate mark**

 

Tombs at Naxi Rustan within two Leagues of Persepolis. Another Tomb at Naxi Rustan. Figures between the above Tombs Hewen out of a Rock.  

By Cornelius le Bruyn.Published by Travels in the Levant. 1718 (1718) Also reprinted in An universal history, from the earliest accounts to the present time in 1744  Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Cornelis de Bruyn is remembered chiefly for the records of his extensive travels in Egypt, Persia, India, and other countries, illustrated with his own designs., Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large tours and published illustrated books with his observations of people, buildings, plants and animals. This is the account of De Bruyn's second voyage. He left The Netherlands in 1701 and sailed to Archangel and on to Moscow, where he lived for more than a year. In 1703 he reached Persia, and after nearly another year in Isfahan, he continued to Persepolis, the ancient Achaemenid palace. His drawings of these ruins were a disappointment to his public as they differed from those they had already become familiar with.   £75 inc delivery


Nineveh..temple
Temple tire d'une medaille trouvee pres d'une Momie d' Egypte, qui Selon l'opinion des Connoisseurs est un temple de Ninive.
 From: Entwurff einer historischen Architectur, in Abbildung unterschiedener berühmten Gebäude, des Alterthums, und fremder Völcker, umb aus den Geschicht-Büchern, Gedächtnüss-Müntzen, Ruinen und eingeholten wahrhafften Abrissen, vor Augen zu stellen  By Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach,, 1656-1723 published 1721 in Vienna Size 43 x 59 cm.  Very rare. Only few books printed.Text- Left: German, right French. Pleasant very light age patina. Wide margins. Some minor traces of age and use such as light creases, light surface soiling blemish to rt would move easily or can get done but stupidly rare £275 inc delivery less collected


A Pyramid outside Thebes Egypt

 From: Entwurff einer historischen Architectur, in Abbildung unterschiedener berühmten Gebäude, des Alterthums, und fremder Völcker, umb aus den Geschicht-Büchern, Gedächtnüss-Müntzen, Ruinen und eingeholten wahrhafften Abrissen, vor Augen zu stellen  By Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach,, 1656-1723 published 1721 in Vienna Size 43 x 59 cm.  Very rare. Only few books printed.Text- Left: German, right French. Pleasant very light age patina. Wide margins. Some minor traces of age and use such as light creases, light surface soiling but stupidly rare £285 inc delivery less collected




Tombeau à Jediekombet ; Tombeau sur le Mont Piedrakoes ; Tombeau sur le Mont Piedrakoes
Copper engraving with later hand colour from  Voyage par la Moscovie, en Perse et aux Indes orientales. Pl. dépl.1 en reg. p.2 :  By Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. From: Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and part of the East-Indies Size Sheet: 392 x 461 mm; Plate: 289 x 382 mm Published 1718 /1728 fold as issued*** edge tears ie frayed page edges** £85 inc delivery
 

'Village Saksawa / Rochers Singuliers / Ruines de la Ville Cohm / Ruines des Murailles de la Ville',. . . the ruins of Qom
Copper engraving with later hand colour from  Voyage par la Moscovie, en Perse et aux Indes orientales. Pl. dépl.1 en reg. p.2 :  By Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. From: Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and part of the East-Indies Size Sheet: 392 x 461 mm; Plate: 289 x 382 mm Published 1718 fold as issued*** edge tears ie frayed page edges** £85 inc delivery


View of Samgael - View near Samgael - Sultanie - Gihara village
Copper engraving with later hand colour from . Voyage par la Moscovie, en Perse et aux Indes orientales. Pl. dépl.1 en reg. p.2 :  By Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler From: Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and part of the East-Indies Size Sheet: 392 x 461 mm; Plate: 289 x 382 mm Published 1718 fold as issued*** edge tears ie frayed page edges** toning to central fold £85 inc delivery


Persian ladies
Copper engraving with later hand colour from . Voyage par la Moscovie, en Perse et aux Indes orientales. Pl. dépl.1 en reg. p.2 :  By Cornelis de Bruijn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, (1652-1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler From: Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and part of the East-Indies Size Sheet: 392 x 461 mm; Plate: 289 x 382 mm Published 1718 fold as issued*** edge tears ie frayed page edges** toning to central fold £75 inc delivery


Saka, charitable derviche qui porte de l'eau par la ville ... (derviscio che porta l'acqua), Tav. 26
Engraved by Gerard Scotin 1643-1715 From Paintings by Jean-Baptiste Vanmour (Van Mour), 1671-1737 Originally from "Recueil de cent estampes representant differentes nations du Levant, gravees sur les tableaux peints d'apres nature en 1707 & 1708 par l'ordre de M. de Ferriol, Ambassadeur du Roi a la Porte; et mis au jour en 1712 & 1713 par les soins de M. Le Hay."[Collection of one hundred prints representing different nations of the Levant, engraved on the paintings from life in 1707 & 1708 by order of M. de Ferriol, Ambassador of the King to the Porte; and brought to light in 1712 & 1713 by the care of M. Le Hay] Published Paris, 1714. This was later reissued by his son.. this is the original format some old tinting in a walnut frame which needs joints reglueing £125 inc delivery


The Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem
STANISLAW STACHA HALPERN (Polish/Australian Artist 1919-1969) Etching with aquatint, The Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem, signed in pencil No. 25, 11" x 7.5", sent  unframed. . .frame broken with remarque to border. numbered 9/25 . . ..  Stanislaw (Stacha) Halpern (1919-1969), painter, potter, printmaker and sculptor, was born on 20 October 1919 at Zolochev, Poland (now Ukraine), son of Eisig Halpern, engineer, and his wife Berta, née Gutt. In 1938 Stacha enrolled at the School of Commercial and Fine Art, L'vov. When his studies were cut short by the German invasion of Poland, he emigrated via England to Perth in 1939 and later that year travelled to Melbourne where he was employed as a fitter and turner. At the office of the government statist, Melbourne, on 28 August 1943 he married Sylvia Pauline Black, a stenographer; they were to have a daughter before being divorced.  £220 inc delivery.. more well known now as a studio potter and oil painter in Oz
  The Description de l'Égypte (English: Description of Egypt) was a series of publications, appearing first in 1809 and continuing until the final volume appeared in 1829, which offered a comprehensive scientific description of ancient and modern Egypt as well as its natural history. It is the collaborative work of about 160 civilian scholars and scientists, known popularly as the savants, who accompanied Napoleon's expedition to Egypt in 1798 to 1801 as part of the French Revolutionary Wars, as well as about 2000 artists and technicians, including 400 engravers, who would later compile it into a full work.The full title of the work is Description de l'Égypte, ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française 


A Draught of the Inside of the Ark, + A Draught of the Outside of the Ark Plus Solomons Temple Ramparts
anon   1721 Presumably  from  Edward Wells' The Historical Geography of the Old Testiment The temple was done from an  etching of the famous and much-exhibited model of Solomon's Temple created during the 1600s by Rabbi Jacob Jehudah Leon, which measured 80ft Many folds some offsetting and age  toning needs a good press £35 inc delivery



Costumes et portraits : Seyd Moustafa Pacha blessé à la bataille d'Aboukir
 from Monuments of Egypt/ LA DESCRIPTION DE L'GYPTE Planches extraites des volumes I et II de l'Egypte moderne 
by  Charles-Louis Fleury Pancoucke, 1820.Drawn by Dutertre André (1753-1842) Engraved by Raphael Urbain Massard  . Copper engraving from `Description de l'Egypte` the outstanding achievement resulting from Napoleon's expedition(1798-1801) printed after 20 years of work by some of France's best engravers. Size: 43 x 59cms CONDITION : still whole page but with numerous edge tears. . . shown before conservation tape is applied. £85 delivered


 
Plan, élévation, coupes et détails du portique du théâtre
(vol. IV pl. 56) planche dessinée par Gilbert-Joseph Gaspard de Chabrol, from Monuments of Egypt/ LA DESCRIPTION DE L'GYPTE Planches extraites des volumes I et II de l'Egypte moderne  by  Charles-Louis Fleury Pancoucke, 1820.. Copper engraving from `Description de l'Egypte` the outstanding achievement resulting from Napoleon's expedition(1798-1801) printed after 20 years of work by some of France's best engravers. Size: 43 x 59cms CONDITION : butchered by a moron  vertical crease to left, surface soiling and some light abrasions, cut in from plate mark  worth framing for an office and losing top title . £45 delivered



Syout   Cyclopolis/ Plans coupes Elevation et details du Divers Hypogees
from Monuments of Egypt/ LA DESCRIPTION DE L'GYPTE Planches extraites des volumes I et II de l'Egypte moderne  by  Charles-Louis Fleury Pancoucke, 1820.. Copper engraving from `Description de l'Egypte` the outstanding achievement resulting from Napoleon's expedition(1798-1801) printed after 20 years of work by some of France's best engravers. Size: 43 x 59cms CONDITION : butchered by a moron  vertical crease to left, surface soiling and some light creases cut in from plate mark  worth framing for an office and losing top title . £65 delivered


Vue et Details de la Roue a Jantes Creuses ou Machine a Aroser
from Monuments of Egypt/ LA DESCRIPTION DE L'GYPTE Planches extraites des volumes I et II de l'Egypte moderne  by  Charles-Louis Fleury Pancoucke, 1820.. Copper engraving from `Description de l'Egypte` the outstanding achievement resulting from Napoleon's expedition(1798-1801) printed after 20 years of work by some of France's best engravers. Size: 43 x 59cms CONDITION : some creasing ( light)  , surface soiling and  edge tears and page curling shown before conservation tape . £105 delivered


Plans coupes  et details  de la Roue a Pots  ou Machine a Aroser
from Monuments of Egypt/ LA DESCRIPTION DE L'GYPTE Planches extraites des volumes I et II de l'Egypte moderne  by  Charles-Louis Fleury Pancoucke, 1820.. Copper engraving from `Description de l'Egypte` the outstanding achievement resulting from Napoleon's expedition(1798-1801) printed after 20 years of work by some of France's best engravers. Size: 43 x 59cms CONDITION : some creasing ( light)  , surface soiling light stain top left corner  and  edge tears and page curling shown before conservation tape . £105 delivered


Chapelle Sepulchrale de Moustapha III

 Cochin  filius dir (Charles-Nicholas Cochin, le jeune. Paris 1715 – 1790 Paris) Nee sculp ( François Denis Née  (French, 1732-1817) François-Denis Née, Denis Née  ) 1787. Large folio copper /wood engraving of the tomb of Mustafa stunning condition   full borders no defects very detailed by a master engraver but source aas yet untraceable £145 delivered


Habillement des principaux barbaresques
Engraved by Bernard Baron, From Recueil de cent estampes representant differentes nations du Levant, gravees sur les tableaux peints d'apres nature en . . . by  Jean-Baptiste Vanmour, later reprint in larger format from  in Bernard Picart, . Ceremonies et Coutumes Religieuses de tous les Peuples du Monde. Volume 7 . Gravures sur cuivre de 1712 et 1713 sous la direction de Mr le Hay, par Scotin, Baron, Rochefort, Haussard, Simmonneau, etc.., d'après les dessins de l'artiste flamand Jean-Baptiste van Mour. £85 no defects good borders


View of Phyla and the Banks of the Nile  above the Cataract

 Aquatint by Theodoro Almucco  original drawings by Charles Hayes but unreadable.  from Hamilton (William). Remarks on Several Parts of Turkey. Part i, ./Egyptiaca. Fol., 1809. one of  24 plates .Printed for T. Payne Pall Mall;  215x285mm .William Richard Hamilton (1777–1859) was a British antiquarian, traveller and diplomat. He was son of Rev. Anthony Hamilton, Archdeacon of Colchester and Anne, daughter of Richard Terrick, Bishop of London.In 1799 he was appointed chief private secretary to Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin. He was in Egypt as the English took it over from the French, and secured the Rosetta Stone. After a voyage up the Nile, he wrote a well-known work of Egyptology. From 1809 to 1822 Hamilton served as Permanent Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, and from 1822 to 1825 he was Minister and Envoy Plenipotentiary at the Kingdom of Naples. In 1830 he succeeded Sir Thomas Lawrence as Secretary of the Society of Dilettanti, a post which he held until his death in 1859. £325 now underwater of course.Full borders, full page edge tear now mended top edge reinforcing to plate mark as obviously overpressure exerted



Pillar of Diocletian in the Suburbs of Alexandria

Engraving  by J Powell original drawings by Charles Hayes but not labelled to this one.  from Hamilton (William). Remarks on Several Parts of Turkey. Part i, ./Egyptiaca. Fol., 1809. one of  24 plates .Printed for T. Payne Pall Mall;  215x285mm .William Richard Hamilton (1777–1859) was a British antiquarian, traveller and diplomat. He was son of Rev. Anthony Hamilton, Archdeacon of Colchester and Anne, daughter of Richard Terrick, Bishop of London.In 1799 he was appointed chief private secretary to Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin. He was in Egypt as the English took it over from the French, and secured the Rosetta Stone. After a voyage up the Nile, he wrote a well-known work of Egyptology. From 1809 to 1822 Hamilton served as Permanent Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, and from 1822 to 1825 he was Minister and Envoy Plenipotentiary at the Kingdom of Naples. In 1830 he succeeded Sir Thomas Lawrence as Secretary of the Society of Dilettanti, a post which he held until his death in 1859. £225 has an L in script to the base of the column whether by the author or whoever is unknown Full borders, fullpage


Temple d'Apollinopolis Magna a Edfou

From Vivant DENON, Drawn by Denon engraved by  Mitan ; Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt, in Company with Several Divisions of the French Army, During the Campaigns of General Bonaparte in that Country, and Published Under His Immediate Patronage. London, Longman & Rees, and Richard Phillips  1803,  RARE. . .
£55 Condition pretty good one soft diagonal crease soiling to base right corner and title crease top right corner   .Edfu (Arabic إدفو, atbo Coptic) (former Behdet or Edfu or Djébaou the city float Egyptian Apollinopolis Magna in Greek) is a town in Upper Egypt.


Solomon Having Built the Temple of Jerusalem Dedicates it to the Lord

Augustin. Calmet,(1672-1757, French Benedictine,French biblical scholar, a Benedictine abbot at Nancy and Sens.  .. . Copper engraving. 11-1/2x17 plus title at bottom. [London: 1732].From Vol. II of An Historical, Critical, Geographical, Chronological and Etymological Dictionary of the Bible. Fine condition. . Engraving, 29 x 43cm.Also used in Illustration to Picart's Religious Rites, 1732. Judaica. The book is the1732 folio edition of Dom Augustin Calmet's Dictionnnaire Historique, ... de la Bible. Calmet (1672-1757) was a Benedictine monk, scholar, and teacher of philosophy and theology who had access to many manuscripts and books in many libraries and was able to compile the first dictionary of its kind. His work was seminal but dated. He was a pioneer in biblical study. The dictionary was written while he was Abbey of Moyenmoutier. The English title was "An Historical, Critical, Geographical, Chronological, and Etymological Dictionary of the Holy Bible ..." The book was published originally in 1725, and there were many later editions in various languages as well as books influenced by Calmet. £145


De Leger-Ordening, volgens welk de XII stammen met de Levijten, elk onder zyn Baniere en Vaderlijk Huys, haar rondsom den Tabernakel moesten nederslaan./Title: The Army Planning, under which the tribes with the Levijten XII, each under his banner and paternal Huys, the Tabernacle had its rondsom beat down. Voor meerAlso labelled  Numeri hoofdstuk I en II. Large eighteenth century engraving of biblical presentation of the battles and encampment at the tabernacle Has been laid to paper many years ago age toning to the fold, small edge tears still a rare beastie  and worth the frame etc £45 inc due to condition

 

"The Bay of Acre, from the Top of Carmel"
,After Cooper Willyams (British, 1762-1816) The Reverend Cooper Willyams (1762-1816) was a topographer and artist, as well as minister and chaplain. The son of a British naval commander, he went to Cambridge, was ordained and contributed to "Topographical Miscellanies" before going to sea as Chaplain on the Boyne in 1793., Joseph Constantine Stadler (( fl London, 1780-1822). Engraver of German origin. He settled in London in the 1780s and, since he specialized in aquatint engraving, became responsible for the successful production of many ambitious topographical works. He worked closely with Joseph Farington, who made the drawings for An History of the River Thames by William Combe, published by John Boydell . For Robert Bowyer he worked on Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg's Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain  and on many publications for Rudolph Ackermann, including Views of London  and Public Schools . He was still active in 1822 when he engraved the 18 plates for Thomas Rowlandson's Sketches from Nature )- Publisher - I. White, Fleet Street, London. £45


A Jewish Oratory or Proseucha. The place where they meet to pray and explain the Scripture.
Copper engraving. from Histoire de l'Ancien et du Nouveau Testament, et des Juifs, pour servir d'introduction à l'Histoire ecclesiastique de M. L'abbé Fleury. Published: 1742 by Augustin Calmet; Claude Fleury Size: 44 x 32 cm. rare large plate / fold as issued  £105 inc delivery


The Egyptian Pyramids with a view of part of the Nile
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. . . incredibly innacurate



 Carte des Regions et des Lieux dont il est parle dans le Nouveau Testament.
Rigobert Bonne's 1771  map of the lands of the  New Testament. Covers from Italy  to the Eastern Mediterranean, parts of Africa, Egypt, Persia, Arabia and Asia Minor. Includes both the Blank Sea (Pont-Euxin) and the Caspian Sea (Mer Caspienne). Numerous Biblical sites noted throughout. An inset in the lower left quadrant details the city of Jerusalem in the times of Jesus Christ. Notes the Temple, the Fort of Sion, and the Palace of Solomon, the Mount of Olives, etc. A second inset in the lower right quadrant focuses on Judea under the Biblical King Herod. A decorative baroque title cartouche appears at the bottom center. Drawn by R. Bonne in 1771 for issue as plate no. A 20 in Jean Lattre's 1776 issue of   Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cartes sur Toutes les Parties du Globe Terrestre, c. 1775.  £105 inc delivery some offsetting 





Carte generale du monde connu des anciens,/Eastern Hemisphere; World
. . ..par A.H. Brue, Geographe de S.A.R. Monsieur. Paris, Chez l'Auteur, rue des Macons Sorbonne, no. 9, et chez les principaux marchands de geographie. Novembre 1821. BY Adrien Hubert Brue, 1786-1832  Map of the world showing only those parts known during ancient times. there are ten distance scales including Roman and French systems.From Atlas Universel On linen with a bound edge £115 inc delivery( rolled)




Carte generale du monde connu des Hebreux,/Eastern Hemisphere; World
. . ..par A.H. Brue, Geographe de S.A.R. Monsieur. Paris, Chez l'Auteur, rue des Macons Sorbonne, no. 9, et chez les principaux marchands de geographie. Novembre 1830 2nd edition. BY Adrien Hubert Brue, 1786-1832  Map of the world showing only those parts known during ancient times. there are ten distance scales including Roman and French systems.From Atlas Universel On linen with a bound edge £115 inc delivery( rolled)


Appearances of the Cape of Aden, St. Antony and Babel-el-Mandeb on the southern coast of Arabia Felix ; Appearances of Scotra Island to the E.N.E of Cape Guardafui on the coast of Africa / by Mr. d'Après de Mannevillette
Five profile views of the Cape of Aden, St. Antony and Babel-el-Mandeb on the southern coast of Arabia Felix and five profile views of Scotra Island to the E.N.E of Cape Guardafui on the coast of Africa.
Plate no. 10 from: The country trade East-India pilot, for the navigation of the East-Indies and oriental seas, within the limits of the East-India Company : extending from the Cape of Good Hope to China, New Holland and New Zeeland, with the Red Sea, Gulf of Persia, Bay of Bengal and China Seas /­ chiefly composed from actual surveys ... and from the Neptune oriental by M. d'Apres de Mannevillette. London : 10 profile views ; 45.0 x 32.4 cm.  Published by Robert Sayer 1787. Jean Baptiste Nicolas Denis D' Après de Mannevillette was born in Le Havre, France and became a famous French navigator. While traveling to China he was able to correct many latitudes along the way by using new instruments. He then went on to correct maps of places such as the Red Sea, India, Indonesia, Malaya and China. All of these corrections were published Le Neptune Oriental. £280 inc delivery less collected


Theatrvm Terræ Sanctæ et biblicarvm historiarvm, cum tabulis geographicis ære expressis
by Christiaan van Adrichem  map fragment from one of 9 editions published between 1585 and 1722 in Latin £95 delivered from the paper seems to be one of the first editions similar to Moll/ Speed etc


A Chart of the Coast of Persia , Guzart, Malabaar drawn from From 'A new general collection of voyages and travels; consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language; comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America'. (published 1745-47) by John Green, fl. 1730-1753 & Thomas Astley ; engraved by George Child. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £40


Syria Mesopotamia , Assyria .Fine steel engraving hand coloured classical map with many place names from ancient history and the Old Testament. Nice hand coloured item. Sidney Hall for Samuel Butler 34 x 30 cm mounted 1838 £20


Terra Sancta vel regio maritima John Arrowsmith. London, 1841. 34 x 28 cm. Original colour.detailed map of the countries of Arabia published in 'The London Atlas of Universal Geography'. £20



A Birds Eye View of The Suez Canal
Antique  lithograph by Maclure and Macdonald published in a Special Gratis Supplement of The Graphic, on 2nd Sptember, 1882. Creased with a repaired tear shown before mend left edge £25 Size  68cms by 25cm




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