The Library Sale

Cheffins - Cambridge
Clifton Road 1-2
Clifton House
CB1 7EA Cambridge
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 21.10.2021

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James Peak after Claude Le Lorrain, Mercury and Battus; Morning; engravings published by Boydell, 1767 and 1769, 48 x 60cm (toned);W. Kip and J. Norden, Devoniae [Devon]; Middlesex; engraved maps, some foxing, 31 x 39cm and 31 x 38cm (4) - read more

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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After Holbein, a series of 15 historical head portraits, engraved by Houbraken and Vertue, including Henry VIII, Robert Cecil, George Morley etc, most circa 42 x 27cm (sheet); also - Isabella Clara Eugenie, etching after Rubens, 30 x 26cm; and Maria Beatrix Duchess of York, by Vanderbank, engraving

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Wenzel Dietrich the Elder (1550-1590), a page taken from Architectura, etching on paper, 26.5 x 20cm (pl.)Provenance:Acquired by the present owner from Christopher Mendez, London - read more

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £120 - £160

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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A collection of three landscapes. Jonas Umbach (1624-1693) a landscape with fishermen, 10 x 15.5cm (pl.); Peter von Bemmel (1685-1754) Landscape with rocky waterfall, 24 x 16cm (pl.); Johannes van Cuylenburgh (1793-1841), Landscape with a hinny drover, signed and dated 'Cuylenburgh, 1816' (lower rig

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Hans Brosamer (1480-1554), a leaf taken from Lufft's 1550 Wittenberg Bible, woodblock print on paper, 13 x 16cm Provenance:Acquired by the present owner from Abbot & Holder - read more

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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A collection of eight figural etchings; to include: Wenzel Hollar (1607-1677), three etchings taken from 'Theatrum Mulierum ...', 9 x 6cm; 9.5 x 6cm (pl.); Wenzel Hollar after Holbein, Portrait of Hans von Zurich p/p 1311 only state, 21 x 14cm (pl).; a standing lady seen from behind with fan, taken

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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I. Smith after Van Dyke, head portrait of Charles I, mezzotint, 36.5 x 27cm (sheet);E. Cooper after Lely, head portrait of Charles II, mezzotint, 23 x 18cm, slightly trimmed (2) - read more

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Reinier Nooms, called Zeeman (c. 1623-1667) De Noorder Market met de Kerck, laid paper etching, pl. 3, trimmed, 13.5 x 24.5cm; Charles Amand-Durand after Albrecht Durer, The Prodigal, 19th century etching, 26.5 x 20.5cm (dust stained margins); After Durer, Mass of St Gregory, print after a woodcut o

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Jacobitism. A collection of engravings and prints, mainly 17th century portraits and subjects, including:Monument of King James II, by Gravelot after Du Bosc, 39 x 24cmMonument to the Royal Stuarts, by Marchetti after the marble original by Canova, 47 x 34cmMarie Stuart, after Claude Vignon, 33.5 x

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Jacobitism. A collection of engravings and prints of mainly 17th century portraits: King Charles I, by M. Vandergucht after Edward Lutterell, 27.5 x 19cm, with 2 other portraits in one frame;There is hope of a Tree.., after Vaughan, pl.84, 27 x 43cm;Four French oval portraits - James Francis Edward

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Jost Amman (1539-91) a group of four figural woodcuts from Trachtenbuch, circa 1577, the characters in elaborate costume, all with later hand colour, 49.5 x 37.5cm framed size (4) - read more

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Giovanni Ottaviani (1735-1808) and Giovanni Volpato (1740-1803) after drawings by Pietro Camporesi (1726-81) and Gaetano Savorelli (d. 1791), a bound folio containing an incomplete series of 11 copperplate engravings with later hand colouring taken from Volume I Loggie di Rafaele nel Vaticano, 3 pla

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Crimean War. Eight coloured lithographs after W. Simpson published by Day & Son of battlefield vistas and fortifications, published by Colnaghi circa 1855-56, framed size mostly 55 x70cm, one 54 x 60cm (8) - read more

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Thomas Rowlandson (1757-1827) after George M. WoodwardLe Brun Travested, or Caricatures of the Passions, a group of eight framed character etchings (from a set of 20), with hand colour, captions below, some browning and staining, each approx. 26 x 19cm (visible) (8) - read more

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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V Green after L F Abbott, Rt Hon Lord Hood Admiral of the Blue, mezzotint, 58 x 40.5cm (visible) - read more

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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A collection of expansive landscapes. Thomas Girtin, with aquatint by J. B. Harraden, Waterworks at Marli, pub. Jan 15 1803, etching, [formerly with Christopher Mendez], 23 x 55cm (pl.); Attributed to John Martin (1789-1854), two mezzotints of biblical scenes, 20 x 28cm (pl.); Amos Green (1735-1807

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Follower of Francis Barlow, shepherds and hounds defending their flock, the dog's collar marked 'Thomas', engraving, 26 x 19cm (pl.) - read more

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Portrait of Robert Woodlark, mezzotint, J. Faber 1714, 25.5 x 20cm; Academic costumes, engraving, 1748, 20 x 23.5cm (2) - read more

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £40 - £80

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Samuel Alken after Richard Cooper, South View of Windsor Castle, aquatint, circa 1800, 45 x 69cm (a little toned) - read more

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Four coloured mezzotints. W Ward after J Ward, Selling Rabbits, 49 x 61cm; Outside of a Country Alehouse, 47 x 59cm; After Morland, Inside of a Country Alehouse, publ. 1800, 48 x 60cm; J R Smith, Sportsman's Repast, 1801, 45 x 56cm; all framed (4) - read more

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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J. Egington after Francis Wheatley Setting out to the Fair; The Fairings; coloured stipple engravings, published London 1792, good impressions, 59cm x 46cm approx. (2)Condition report: Provenance:Property from a Suffolk country house.light foxing, one with small crease to lower margin left side and

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Three architectural engravings. John Sell Cotman (1782-1845), Wallington Hall, engraving, 31 x 23cm (pl.); Adam Perelle (1640-1695), Les Cascades a la Teste du petit Bois, engraving, 11 x 19cm (pl.); Giovanni Cassini (1625-1712), Vestigie delle Terme Diocleziane, engraving, 17 x 27cm. (3) - read

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £70 - £120

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Charles Hunt after Francis Calcraft Turner (1795-1865), Vale of Aylesbury Steeplechase, 1836, plates 1-4, hand coloured aquatints, 38 x 58cm (4) - read more

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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A set of four early 19th century 'tinsel' pictures, etching with aquatint, representing England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, each decoupage picture with young dancers in colourful cut-fabric applied dress, image size approx. 21.5 x 15.5cm (4) - read more

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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James Gillray, The Salute, - Vide The Parade, coloured etching published by Humphrey 1797, 26.5 x 36cm; Charles Williams, A New Mode of Presenting Two Addresses at Once, published 1818 by Fores, 22 x 31.5cm; F. Reilly (publisher) The Cock Pitt Royal, 1784, 22 x 31.5cm; Rowlandson, A Little Bigger, 1

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Three original caricature watercolour drawings circa 1800, on wove paper:The Lady’s Play Thing - a Guinea Pig, numbered 387I have got de Monish, numbered 374, signedA Drap of Whisky, numbered 404, signedall in feigned ovals, captioned below in ink, 16 x 12.5, with 1978 sale catalogue clippings attac

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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John Murphy after James Northcote, R. A., A Tyger, mezzotint, published by John & Jo'hah Boydell, London 1790, 48.5 x 61cm (possibly laid down; trimmed to near image)John Murphy after George Stubbs, A Tigress, mezzotint published by J. Murphy 1798, 49 x 62cm (trimmed to near image) (2) - read more

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Taurus Press. A collection of approx. 40 posters by Paul Peter Piech (1920-1996), including many linocuts, various sizes, some with handling marks, unframed (40)Note: born in Brooklyn in 1920, Piech was the son of Ukranian immigrants. After being posted to Cardiff with the United States Eighth Army

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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Topographical Engravings.Boydell, A West Prospect of Conway Castle in Caernarvonshire, coloured engraving, 1749; A View of Gravesend in Kent, 1752; S. & N. Buck, The South View of Holy Island Monastery & Castle belonging to the Bishoprick of Durham, coloured engraving, 1728; J. Kip after L. Knyff, S

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Oct 2021

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After J.M.W. Turner, View of Clare Hall, Cambridge, coloured aquatint by R. Reeve, 1807, 25 x 31cm; After J. Skelton, Trinity College Chapel, Oxford, coloured engraving, 19 x 26cm; with a similar smaller view after F. Mackenzie; also - Bartolozzi after A. Kauffman, Cornelia Mother of the Gracchi, st

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 21 Oct 2021