AN ANTIQUE MAP, "AMERICA SEPTENTRIONALIS," NUREMBERG, 1...AN ANTIQUE MAP, "America Septentrionalis," NUREMBERG, 1756, hand color engraving on paper, Homann Heirs under direction of Johann Christoph (1703-1730), publishers, a mossy grotto form title cartouche reads, "a Domino d'Anville in Galliis edita nunc in Anglia, Coloniis in interiorem Virginiam deductis nec non fluvii ohio cursi acta notis geographicis et historias illustrata sumptibus homannionarum heredum, Noriberge, a. 1756," a lower paragraph gives a brief history in German about the English discovery and establishment of colonies from approximately 1497-1729, listing major native indigenous nations, while an upper paragraph details interventions and occupations of the French in the new world, showing the territories colored in yellow, red and green by Spanish, English and French occupation, overlaid with longitudinal and latitudinal lines and with one compass rose, plate: 18 3/4" x 20 3/4".
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PR, KNYFF & KIP "BRITANNIA ILLUSTRATA" ENGRAVINGS After Leonard Knyff or Knijff (Dutch/London, 1650-1722), engraved by Johannes "Jan" Kip (Dutch, 1652-1722). "Hampton Court in Herefordshire" and "Seat of William Chaloner, Esq....County of Yorke" from "Britannia Illustrata: Or Views of Several
JOHANNES KIP, DUTCH 1652/3-1722, FOUR PRINTS FROM BRITANNIA ILLUSTRATA, 1707, HAND COLORED COPPERPLATE ENGRAVING, SIGHT: 14 X 17 1/2 IN. (35.56 X 44.45 CM.), FRAME: 24 3/4 X 28 IN. (62.87 X 71.12 CM.)JOHANNES KIP, DUTCH, 1652/3-1722 FOUR PRINTS FROM BRITANNIA ILLUSTRATA, 1707, Hand colored copperplate engraving Syston the Seat of Samuel Trotman Esq., Hull als. Hill the Seat of Edward Furst Bart., Seavenhampton the Seat of Sir William Dodwell, Flaxley the Seat of Mrs. Bovey (4) Hand colored copperplate engraving Dimensions: Sight: 14 x 17 1/2 in. (35.56 x 44.45 cm.), Frame: 24 3/4 x 28 in. (62.87 x 71.12 cm.)
JOHANNES 'JAN' KIP (NETHERLANDS, 1653-1722) (5) Birdseye Views of 17th c. English Country Estates, handcolored copper etchings by Jan Kip after the original paintings by Leonard Knyrff (1650-1721) for "Britannia Illustrata", also known as "Views of Several of the Queens Palaces and also of the Principal Seats of the Nobility & Gentry of Great Britain" published 1707–09. All unframed, matted, comprised of: the first "Amney, the Seat of Robt. Playdell, Esq." Plate 4: Bird's eye view of the manor house at Ampney Crucis in Gloucestershire; incorporating church, stables, and formal gardens; a river running past in foreground, is from the second volume of the 1724 edition published by Joseph Smith. 14 1/2" x 15 1/2" image. The other four from the first printing published 1707–09 are: "Badminton in the County of Gloucester, one of the seats of the Most Noble and Potent Prince Henry, Duke of Beaufort Marquesse & Earle Worcester Baron Herbert of Chepstow Raglan & Gower, and Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter"; PLUS "Esher Place in ye County of Surry the Seat of Tho Cotton Esq & Philadelphia, his wife, Daughter and Heiress of his Excellency Dr Tho Lynck Kt Late Governor of Jamaica"; PLUS "Sprotbrough near Doncaster in the County of York one of the Seates of the Honble Sr Godfrey Copley Barronet"; PLUS "Glodter City Tho Brown, Esq. Alderman". 14" x 17" impression on 20 1/2" x 25" sheets. Print Shop stamps on mounts.
JOHANNES KIP (DUTCH, CIRCA 1653-1722), TWO ARCHITECTURAL GARDEN PRINTS FROM BRITANNIA ILLUSTRATA Each a hand-colored engraving on laid paper, appear to be 18th century, this is one of a number of English country estate views from Kip's Britannia Illustrata, to include "The Abbey in Cirencester, the Seat of Thomas Master, Esq." and "Little Compton The Seat of St. Richard Howe Bar," presented in uniform gilt frames with faux red cabochons at each corner.
AFTER JOHANNES KIP (DUTCH, CIRCA 1653-1722), TWO ARCHITECTURAL GARDEN PRINTS FROM BRITANNIA ILLUSTRATA Each a modern reproduction after the 18th century engravings, presented in uniform distressed wooden frames.
18TH CENTURY LEATHER BOUND VOLUMES OF CLASSICAL LITERATURE, PRIMARILY IN FRENCH18TH CENTURY LEATHER BOUND VOLUMES OF CLASSICAL LITERATURE, PRIMARILY IN FRENCH, [Literature] 6 titles: Praeceptiones Rhetoricae, Ex Aristotele, Cicerone, Et Quintiliano Depromptae... Paris: Desaint & Saillant 1764. Missing title page and endpapers; P. Virgilii Maronis/ Aenis/ Notis Hispanicis Illustrata, bound in heavy leather, text in Spanish; Quinte-Curce, De La Vie Et Des Actions D'Alexandre Le Grand.. Quatrieme Edition. Lyon: Claude Chize. 1692. Engraved frontispiece; Demosthenis Oratio De Corona... C.L. Thiboust. 1735. Text in French and ancient Greek; Les Poesies D'horace.. Amsterdam: Arkstee et Merkus. 1756. Volume 2; Les Oeuvres De Plaute En Latin Et En Francois.. H.P. de Limiers. Amsterdam: Compagnie. 1719. Volume 2 (6)
Johannes Kip (Dutch, 1653-1722), after Leonard Knyff (1650 - 1722)/Six engravings from 'Britannia Illustrata':/Hampton Court, Deane, Coley, Wollaton Hall, Longleat and Westbury Court/published by David Mortier 1707/ 35cm x 48cm
(2) LARGE ENGLISH EARLY 18TH C. BIRDSEYE VIEWS OF COUNTRY ESTATES Including: "Grimthorpe in the County of Lincoln, the Seat of the Rt. Honble. Robt. Earl of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, Baron of Willoghby-Beck and Eresby, Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotularum of the above said County, Hereditary Lord Warden of Waltham Forrest, and One of the Lords of Her Majesty's Most Honble. Privy Council & etc." Kip, Johannes (1653-1722) and Leonard Knyft (1650-1722), London, 1705, PLUS "Chatsworth House, being ye Seat of his Grace Wm. Duke and Earl of Devonshire, Marquis of Hartington, Baron of Hardwicke, Ld. Steward of her Maj'ties Household, Chiewf Justice in Eyre of all her Maj'ties Forrests Chaces Parks &c. Trent North Kt. of the Most Noble Order of the Garter" from "Brittania Illustrata, from the 1724 edition published by Joseph Smith. 1707, this state 1724. Hand colored etchings. Housed in matching gilt molded and beaded panel frame, matted and glazed, OS: 22 1/2" x 27 1/2", SS: 13 1/4" x 18 1/2". Lightly toned.
A Hole is to Dig: A Hole is to Dig by Ruth Krauss, illustratated by Sendak, Harper and Brothers 1952 early edition with black cloth spine and illustrated paper boards. Signed by Sendak. Near fine with a little edgewear.
CYPRIANI, S. Caecilii, Opera Recognita & Illustrata A Joanne Fello, Oxoniensis Episcopo Accedunt Annales Cyprianici... Editio Tertia cui additae sunt Dissertatione Cyprianicae Henrici Dodwelli. Oxonii, 1700. fo. Frontis. Vig. to tp. 2 vols. in 1. some damp st. to endpp. Bkplt. full cf. glt. armorial stmp. to both bds. Rebacked, orig. backstrip laid down. 1
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