Portraits of Scientists + Engineers .

Portraits of Scientists + Engineers





Junius
Hadrianus Junius (1511–1575), also known as Adriaen de Jonghe, was a Dutch Physician, classical scholar, translator and humanist Engraved by Thomas Trotter line engraving, probably late 18th to early 19th century (Thomas Trotter was a tradesman before studying under Blake. He engraved several plates in the manner of Stothard, but his reputation rests on his engravings from originals by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Unfortunately, his eyesight deteriorated to the point where he was unable to continue engraving and, towards the end of his career, he devoted himself exclusively to drawings of architectural views and antiquities. )136 mm x 107 mm plate  engraving from Richardson's "Portraits illustrating Granger's Biographical History of England," London, 1792-1812. Published by William Richardson, printseller, London. James Granger (1723-1776) was an English clergyman, biographer, and print collector. Published  by W. Richardson No 31 Strand.. £20 x 2 b




Sir Charles Linnaeus, 1707 - 1778. Naturalist

Published c 1778 ie most probably a commemorative piece . some age toning RARE  Size 15.24 x 9.22 cm £20 filthy will was ask if needed but stupidly rare




William Buchan
(1729–1805) was a Scottish physician.from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . £18 unmounted b dated 1803 x 2 close cut




William Buchan
(1729–1805) was a Scottish physician.from Publisher: London, Fisher & Son. £18 unmounted b dated 1803 mucky



Joseph Jérôme Lefrançois de Lalande
 (French: ; 11 July 1732 - 4 April 1807) was a French astronomer, freemason and writer.from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . £18 unmounted b dated 1789



Peter Collinson
 (January 1694 - 11 August 1768) was a Fellow of the Royal Society, an avid gardener, and the middleman for an international exchange of scientific ideas in mid-18th century London. He is best known for his horticultural friendship with John Bartram and his correspondence with Benjamin Franklin about electricity.Antique copper  engraving from London Magazine (London, ENGLAND) The London Magazine was originally founded in 1732 as the "London Magazine, or Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer". It ran from 1732 to 1785 in political opposition to the Tory-based Gentleman's Magazine  . Image size normally 17 x 11+ cm unmounted Scarce .. date 1758 £20




Peter Collinson
 (January 1694 - 11 August 1768) was a Fellow of the Royal Society, an avid gardener, and the middleman for an international exchange of scientific ideas in mid-18th century London. He is best known for his horticultural friendship with John Bartram and his correspondence with Benjamin Franklin about electricity.  Image 104 x 86 mm.  Published , 98 Pall mall  engraved Page  from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . £20 unmounted b




Tiberius Cavallo
 (also Tiberio) (March 30 1749 - December 21 1809) was an Italian physicist and natural philosopher. A Neapolitan-born scientist, Cavallo settled in England early in life, publishing treatises on electricity and magnetism in 1786 and 1787. He was also a relatively accomplished artist, producing portrait silhouettes. Unatributed engraving c 1800



Tiberius Cavallo
 (also Tiberio) (March 30 1749 - December 21 1809) was an Italian physicist and natural philosopher. From  the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  £18   dated 1796



Benjamin Martin

  Benjamin Martin (1704-1782) was a lexicographer who compiled one of the early English dictionaries, the Lingua Britannica Reformata (1749). He also was a lecturer on science and maker of scientific instruments Published by G.Jones, London,  in 1814. Engraved By Chapman (illustrator).  Acentral oval picture and smaller one of underneath. Size: Plate 23 x 15 Cms.from Encyclopaedia Londinensis £18 full apge unmounted x 2



John Harrison Curtis,
Aurist to the Prince Regent and Lecturer on the Anatomy, Physiology and Diseases of the Ear published 1 May 1819.Early worker with the deaf. from the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  £18 RARE x 2


 
John Berkenhout
(July 8, 1726 - April 3, 1791) was an English physician, naturalist and miscellaneous writer.Dated 1788 from the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  £18 RARE x 2




Alexander Aubert
FRS FSA, (1730 - 1805), was an eminent English amateur astronomer, scientist  and businessman. Dated 1798 from the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  £18 RARE x 2



John Smeaton, FRS,
 (8 June 1724 - 28 October 1792) was an English civil engineer responsible for the design of bridges, canals, harbours and lighthouses. He was also a capable mechanical engineer and an eminent physicist. Smeaton was the first self-proclaimed civil engineer, and often regarded as the "father of civil engineering". From the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades dated 1792  £18 RARE x 4 some age soiling 




Dr De Valangin
Died 1805 after slipping on ice early pioneer of food being important for health and the 'correct diet' etc. Born Switzerland, and early Masonic patron. His son Charles  was one of the founding fathers of politics  in the USA. from the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades  £18 RARE x 2



Thomas Pennant
(14 June OS 1726 - 16 December 1798) was a Welsh naturalist, traveller, writer and antiquarian. He was born and lived his whole life at his family estate, Downing Hall near Whitford, Flintshire in Wales. from the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades dated 1793 £18 RARE x 4




J.E.Smith
Sir James Edward Smith (2 December 1759 - 17 March 1828) was an English botanist and founder of the Linnean Society. Dated 1828 from the Gentlemans Magazine. The Gentleman's Magazine was a monthly magazine published in London in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th century. The magazine began publication with the January 1731 issue. Over time the magazine had various subtitles, including "monthly intelligencer" and "historical review". It restarted its volume numbering in 1868. It ceased publication in 1907. Size 21 x 12+ cm  £18 rare




Sir Samuel Garth
(1661-1719), Physician and poet. His attempts to establish a poor person's dispensary were defeated when apothecaries raised the price of drugs; in retaliation he wrote his satiric poem, The Dispensary.  Copper line engraving by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1748 (circa 1705-1710) Size 357 mm x 226 mm plate size cut to image .From 'The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, engraven by Mr. Houbracken, & Mr. Vertue with their Lives and Characters 'by Thomas Birch £30 inc delivery central crease but a scarce one lack or top edge




Count Rumford,
Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, FRS (German: Reichsgraf von Rumford; March 26, 1753 - August 21, 1814) was an American-born British physicist and inventor whose challenges to established physical theory were part of the 19th century revolution in thermodynamics. from the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades dated 1797 £18 RARE



Thomas Sydenham
(1624-1689), Physician. by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling)(1640-1690), Engraver, draughtsman and print publisher. , after Mary Beale (1633-1699),




William Brounker,
William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker, PRS was an English mathematician who introduced Brouncker's formula, and was the first President of the Royal Society. Stipple engraving tipped to paper by and published by Edward Harding,  stipple engraving, published 1800 Size190 mm x 136 mm plate size .From 'The British Cabinet; containing portraits of illustrious personages, with biographical memoirs', by John Adolphus, published by E. Harding, 2 vols., 1799, 1800.@20 i dated 1798



William Harvey
 (1578-1657), Physician, discovered the circulation of the blood Copper line engraving, published 1653  by William Faithorne (circa 1620-1691), Engraver and draughtsman   Size 128 mm x 82 mmtrimmed to 1mm margins .Fontespiece from the English edition of William Harvey's 'De generatione animalium', (1653). £35
reserved



Mr. John Robinson of Hinckley, Born March 6th 1723-4. Died Nov. 10th 1792

Peculiar portrait of the extremely tall, seated figure of the astronomer John Robinson of Hinckley, plus an inset portrait of  Rev. John Cole Gallaway. £30 inc delivert x 2 b



John Hoze

Johannes Hotze (1734-1801) was a Swiss physician who practiced in the Zurich countryside. engraving by T. Holloway direxit. Published 1794 all over pale toning tipped on to a paper backing sheet by the corners £20 rare over A4




Sir Henry Charles Englefield, 7th Bt
(1752-1822), Natural philosopher and antiquary geologist From 'The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30



Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater

(1736-1803), Pioneer of inland waterways From 'The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted x 3




John Playfair
(1748-1819), Mathematician and geologist From 'The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £30



Aylmer Bourke Lambert

(1761-1842), Botanist From 'The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits, Being a Series of Engravings of the Most Eminent Persons Now Living or Lately Deceased in Great Britain and Ireland: From Drawings Accurately Made from Life or from the Most Approved Original Pictures, Accompanied by Short Biographical Notices, 2 vols. published by  T. Cadell & Davies, London, 1810  to 1822 Size normally   38 x 32 cm but page sizes vary from folio down  unmounted £20 clipped to plate mark and soiled x 2




Thomas Sydenham, MD
(1624-1689): the father of clinical observation. Copper engraving from Engravings Illustrating Harrison's Edition of Tindal's Continuation of Rapin, Goldar Sculp by  Rapin de Thoyras (M., Paul), John Goldar Published  London, 1784 £30 inc delivery scarce



John Locke FRS
(29 August 1632 - 28 October 1704), was an English philosopher and physician Engraved by Jacobus Houbraken LARGE sized copper engraving from 'The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, engraven by Mr. Houbracken, & Mr. Vertue with their Lives and Characters 'by Thomas Birch, Approximate image size  about 23 x 36 cm cut to plate and tipped on to paper Printed in London by John and Paul Knapton 1742-1756 £40 inc delivery dated 1738  tinted





Francis Russell Esqr. F.R.S. F.A.S..
(born 1740), Author of 'History of the East India Company' Botanist Painted by S. Smart ; engraved by J. Collyer. from the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades dated 1796




ALEXANDER AUBERT  FRS
1730-1805] Merchant and Astronomer. built private observatories at Loampit Hill near Deptford, London 1798 Engraving by Chapman from a painting by Samuel Drummond,from the  EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades dated



Patrick Russell
(1727-1805), Physician and naturalist.from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . 1817  unmounted b  by  size 13 x 21 cm+ b  £16






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Baron Dimsdale
Baron Thomas Dimsdale (1712–1800) was an English MP, physician and banker. Dimsdale had a particular interest in the prevention of smallpox by inoculation , infection via the skin, which usually produced a mild but protective effect. He published The present method of inoculating for the small-pox in 1767 which went into five editions by 1769 Engraving from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . 1802  unmounted b  by  size 13 x 21 cm+ b  £20

Sir Samuel Garth  MD
FRS (1661 – 18 January 1719) was an English physician and poet.From  The Universal Magazine published by J. Hinton at the King's Arms in Newgate Street. The Universal Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by John Hinton and published between 1747 and 1799 mainly by subscription. Size 191 mm x 130 mm paper size  b unmounted £20


 

Edward Jenner
(1749-1823), Discoverer of vaccination . from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . 1796  unmounted b  by  size 13 x 21 cm+ b  £16



James Brindley
(1716-1772), Engineer.From THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . RARE    unmounted b dated  size 13 x 21 cm+ b £16 x 2 engraved by Stanier Published 1810




Samuel More
1726-1799 Apothecary and administrator Late Secretary of the Society  for the encouragement of Arts Manufacture and Commerce Dated 1799 . From THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . RARE    unmounted b dated  size 13 x 21 cm+ b £16 x 2





Robert John Thornton
. . . public lecturer on medical botany,  1768-1837 Physician, writer on botany and publisher. Stipple Engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi, after John Russell., published [Thornton] May 1 1799 but differs from all in museums so supect a frontespiece  as larger plate




Robert John Thornton
1768-1837 Physician, writer on botany and publisher. From THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . RARE    unmounted b dated  size 13 x 21 cm+ b £16 x 2



Ralph Walker
(1749-1824), Sailor, inventor and engineer. Very early pic of a man in spectacles . Dated 1803  Drawn by Richardson, engraved Ridley. From THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . RARE    unmounted b dated  size 13 x 21 cm+ b £16 x 3




William Black MD
 (1749-1829), Physician and author From THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . RARE    unmounted b dated  size 13 x 21 cm+ b £16 x 3 engraved by Stanier Published 1790






James Brindley  one of His Majestys Commissioners of Stamps
(1716-1772), Engineer. Published 1805 engraved by Basire from 'Gallery of Portraits', published in 1833 .£16




James Brindley
(1716-1772), Engineer. From  The Universal Magazine published by J. Hinton at the King's Arms in Newgate Street. The Universal Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by John Hinton and published between 1747 and 1799 mainly by subscription. Size 191 mm x 130 mm paper size Printed 1784 b unmounted £20 x 2



WILLIAM TAPLIN, Author of the Gentleman's Stable Directory. .
 William Taplin (d.1807), veterinary surgeon and author.Engraved  by J.Scott, J, (1804 - 1893) . Published J. Pittman, Warwick Square, London. Plate 140 x 190mm. From THE SPORTING MAGAZINE or Monthly . . £15





Mr W.Taplin
 William Taplin (d.1807), veterinary surgeon and author.Published by G. Kearsley. London. 1789 engraved by J.Walker £15



Matthew Maty
(1718-1776), Physician, writer and principal librarian of the British Museum.from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . RARE    unmounted b dated  size 13 x 21 cm+ b £16 x 4 engraved by William Ridley,dated 1800




Col Henry Watson Chief Engineer Bengal
Engraving with stipple after Mather brown  published 1786 from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . RARE    unmounted b dated  size 13 x 21 cm+ b £16 x 2 engraved by Prattent



James Ware'
James Ware, M.D., F.R.S. (1756-1815) was an English eye surgeon, and Fellow of the Royal Society, who practiced in London during the Georgian era. Engraving with stipple after Mather brown  published 1792 from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . RARE    unmounted b dated 1804 size 13 x 21 cm+ b £16 x 3




Thomas Tryon
Thomas Tryon (1634-1703), Pythagorean
Antique copper engraved llustration  by by R. Grave, after Robert White  for Characters of Remarkable Persons by James Caulfield (H R Young and T H Whitely, 1819). £16 unmounted b x 2



Copernicus/ Nicolao Copernico
Antique copper engraving from the The Gentleman's Magazine .The Gentleman's Magazine was a monthly magazine published in London in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th century. The magazine began publication with the January 1731 issue. Over time the magazine had various subtitles, including "monthly intelligencer" and "historical review". It restarted its volume numbering in 1868. It ceased publication in 1907. Size 21 x 12+ cm Dated 1797 mucky sent cleaned




Adam Walker
Adam Walker (1731-1821), Inventor and writer
Engraving with stipple after Samuel Drummond published 1792 from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE,  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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . RARE    unmounted b dated 1792 size 13 x 21 cm+ b £16 x 2



Newton
  Copper engraving from 'Melanges de Litterature” par M. de Voltaire. e (Volume XIII). Published in London during the year MDCCLXXIII (1773). Illustrated with an engraved portrait of Newton* placed as a frontispiece drawn and engraved  by Aug. St. Aubin £20 unmountedsold


Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford,
by George Vertue, after Michael Dahl, 1746 (1728) Age toned cut to just outside the plate mark and laid to paper so £15



Martin Folkes Esq
late president of the Royal Society / (1690-1754), Antiquary, Thinker

From  The Universal Magazine published by J. Hinton at the King's Arms in Newgate Street. The Universal Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by John Hinton and published between 1747 and 1799 mainly by subscription. Size 191 mm x 130 mm paper size Printed 1745/53 b unmounted £20 x 2




John Gregory MD
John Gregory (1724-1773), Professor of medicine at Edinburgh
Antique copper line engraving , engraved by Cook, published by William Bent, after Sir George Chalmers Size  Plate: 180x113 mm. Margin: 202x122 mm. Dated  1787 From a short lived Christan booklet 'The New Whole duty of man' recording 'good' people £12



John Gregory MD
John Gregory (1724-1773), Professor of medicine at Edinburgh
Antique copper engraved print from THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. and. LONDON REVIEW. Containing. PORTRAITS, VIEWS, BIOGRAPHY, ANECDOTES, LITERATURE, 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 the Shakespearean scholar Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite, who guided the European Magazine during its first two decades . RARE    unmounted b dated 1804 by Conde size 13 x 21 cm+ b £16 x 2




James Ferguson FRS
 (1710-1776), Astronomer, instrument maker and scientific lecturer; miniature painter
Frontespiece from Memoirs of the life and writings of Mr. James Ferguson, F. R. S. the celebrated mechanic, astronomer and philosopher. With his portrait elegantly engraved writen by W. Bent, 1785 x 4



BLAISE PASCAL (1623-1662).
French scientist and philosopher: stipple engraving, English, c1800 Copper  line engraving, by Gérard Edelinck (Antwerp 1640 - 1707 Paris).    from an original painting /drawing by Robert  Nanteuil,(French, 1623-1678) printed . Published by Charles Perrault, in ' Les Hommes illustres qui ont paru en France pendant ce siecle, Paris'. 250 mm x 194 mm. . £85 inc




A monument of grateful respect,lately placed in Guys Hospital by Mr Bacon under the direction of the Govenors,copied from a private plate by Mr Bartolozzi

Antique copper engraving from the The Gentleman's Magazine .The Gentleman's Magazine was a monthly magazine published in London in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th century. The magazine began publication with the January 1731 issue. Over time the magazine had various subtitles, including "monthly intelligencer" and "historical review". It restarted its volume numbering in 1868. It ceased publication in 1907. Size 21 x 12+ cm Dated 1784 £18



 'Sir Benjamin Stillingfleet' ( botanist )
 Benjamin Stillingfleet (1702-1771) Botanist and author. In 1759 he published the first fundamental treatise in England advocating the principles of Linnaeus in classifying plants; this treatise included his own Observations on Grasses. Stillingfleet is also noteworthy for his cultural activities as a member of Elizabeth Montagu's blue-stocking circle and as a librettist for oratorios by Handel's successor, John Christopher Smith., painted  by Johan Zoffany (1733-1810), Painter of portraits and conversation pieces. , c.1761, by Valentine Green(1739-1813), Mezzotint engraver.  , Mezzotint £85 inc delivery RARE  4mm margin ie enough to mount.. abrasion to sleeve left, crease to face





Thomas .Wright . Phip.Nat.Nat et.Mat.Prof
Antique copper engraving from the The Gentleman's Magazine .The Gentleman's Magazine was a monthly magazine published in London in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th century. The magazine began publication with the January 1731 issue. Over time the magazine had various subtitles, including "monthly intelligencer" and "historical review". It restarted its volume numbering in 1868. It ceased publication in 1907. Size 21 x 12+ cm Dated 1793



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