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  Pre the  Engraving Copyright Act 1734 or Engravers' Copyright Act and for a few years after many engravers simply copied other often 'foreign ' editions so the same image appears in differing editions



The Observatory at Pe-Kin

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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page



Chinese sepulchres; Chinese husbandmen, Mountains & straits of Sang-wan-hab on the River Tay
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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £8 all full  page stained will wash



Figures from du Halde; An emperor of China - in his usual dress, in his robes; A Bonza; A husbandman. Chinese ladies
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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page marked will wash £    20

 Chinese ladies (rt)
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 ;Size image 14.5 x 19.5 cm on laid paper £18 The same item  showing the   dress larger as a single image




Court Lords at lassa from Greuber

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 ;Size image 14.5 x 19.5 cm on laid paper £18 The same item  showing the   dress larger as a single image




A Chart of the Bay of Chin-Chew or Chang-Chew in China, from Montanus. Temple of Paulin Shi near Nankin.
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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £40 all full  page marked


Bell of Pe-king; Bell of Erford. Chateau de Putala
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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page


The Great Imperial Throne
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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page



The Supreme  Imperial Hall of Audience
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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page



Ambassadors at the their Audience
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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page



Ambassador Conducted to Audience
Audience of Leave
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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page


Asia frontespiece
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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page


Silk Manufacture
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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £10 all full  pagedamaged


Lou Wa or Fishing Bird with the manner of Fishing
Priests or Monks of Fo, from Nieuhof' 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 Nathaniel Parr Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 all full  page

Nan-yang, a Chinese city on the River Kyang 
Chinese Barks
  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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm x 2on laid paper £25


 
A flying fish; Village of Lan-tang, near Ma-kau
Temple of Quang
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25


City of Cochin
City of Diu
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25


'Mandarins or place-men from Du Halde those of war/ those in Government/females
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cmx 2 on laid paper £25
females from Du Halde
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc.Size image 14.5 x 19.5 cm on laid paper £18 The same item  showing the  common dress larger as a single image


Death of the last Chinese emperor of the Ming in 1644
Chinese Actors
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cmx 2 on laid paper £25
Death of the last Chinese emperor of the Ming in 1644

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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £18 half page
Chinese Actors ie base half of page
 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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £18


Way of Catching Fish by Boards jap-pann'd with white varnish which the Fish mistaking . .
CHINA. City of Tong-chew (TONGZHOU, BEIJING). Pilgrimage to a Chinese God
 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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cmx 2 on laid paper £25


The Mountain of the five Horse-Heads
The Fortress of Tyen-Tsing-Wey, on the utmost Border eastward
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm x 2 on laid paper £25

Hu Kew Hyen, or Kyew on the River Kyang'.
HUKOU, Jiangxi Province
  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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25


  Water Castle Canton + Music
ew 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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25



The City of Shau Chew  Fu

Antique copper engraving by  George Cooke,originally  from Nieuhof published in A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in Various Parts of Asia: published in 1819  by John Pinkerton printed by Londmans . Image size 22 x  14.5 cm a few marks in sky but rare £30 unmounted






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Strolling beggars in China; Laying burning coals on their heads and using. . . .
Strolling Beggars, in China, who practice austerities to extort . . .
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25


Chinese Funeral from Du Halde
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25


Procession of a Bride going home to her Husband
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25


'Fu Chew fu, or Hoksyew, Capital of fo kyen, from Montanus
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25


The City Shau-Chew 100 miles North of Canton
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25


Common Dress in Tibet from Greuber

Courtiers in Tibet from Greuber
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25

Common Dress in Tibet from Greuber (rt)
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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size image 14.5 x 19.5 cm on laid paper £18 The same item  showing the  common dress larger as a single image

 

Image Worship in Tibet from Greuber
Grand Lama. The Idol Manippe. The Han King Of Tangut in Tartary.
  From a New 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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25 edge tear to margin
Grand Lama. The Idol Manippe. The Han King Of Tangut in Tartary. (rt)
  From a New 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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size image 14.5 x 19.5 cm on laid paper £18 The same item  showing the  common dress larger as a single image


Calmuck Tartars. from Ibrant Ides

 Tartars. from Ibrant Ides
 From a New 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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25

Taguri  Tartars. from Grueber rt
 From a New 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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc.;Size image 14.5 x 19.5 cm on laid paper £18 ie a reprint of Bellin



Usbek Tartars. from Ibrant Ides

Eastern Tartars. from Nieuhof
 From a New 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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25


  Tartars. from Koko Nor

Northerny Tartars. from Grueber
 From a New 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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc. Size 23 x 19 cm on laid paper £25

Northern Tartars. from Grueber rt
 From a New 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, Mynde,Nathaniel Parr etc.;Size image 14.5 x 19.5 cm on laid paper £18 ie a reprint of Bellin



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