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  • Tag = Ephemera, Maps, Original Art, Prints
  • G. W.'s Dioramic Views, No. 1. Church of St. Juan.

    London: Reeves and Son... E. Morgan, No date [circa 1835.]. Mounted hand-coloured lithographic transformational print, 225 x 282 mm., with mounted label below. 'On raising this Print gradually against the light it will be seen to undergo a complete change from noonday to midnight at which time the Church appears entirely enveloped in darkness with the exception of those parts lit up for the observance of Mass...the empty chairs become occupied by devotees, the lamps and chandeliers appear to be suddenly ignited.. casting their dim light on the Monuments around. The effect is seen best by candle light.' Few spots on mount, else very good.

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  • G. W.'s Dioramic Views, No. 4. ITALIAN BANDITS.

    London: Reeves and Son... E. Morgan, No date [circa 1835.]. Mounted hand-coloured lithographic transformational print, 283 x 225 mm., with mounted label below. 'On raising this Print against the light all the changes of light & shade are produced from the brilliancy & sunshine of Noon, to the darkness & obscurity of Midnight.. A fire becomes kindled by which the Bandits appear warming themselves… the sun sunk beneath the Horizon, the Moon supplies its place, the lights from the distant Convent reflect with trembling motion on the surface of the water; gratifying the Spectator with one of the most perfect and pleasing illusions that can be imagined. The effect is seen best by candlelight.' Some browning and spotting, else very good.

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  • GREECE. Reissued by John Speed and are to be sold by Geo. Humble. by SPEED, John.
    SPEED, John.
    GREECE. Reissued by John Speed and are to be sold by Geo. Humble.

    1626. Map of Greece, possibly 1651, uncoloured; English text to the reverse. 42 x 54 cm. Edges and centrefold strengthened on the verso; slight browning to edges; short tear in lower blank margin [no loss]; else a very good copy.

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  • History and Working Model of the UNION JACK.
    History and Working Model of the UNION JACK.

    Seedley, Manchester: No date [circa 1890's?]. A folding wallet opening to reveal a Union Jack, made from the flags of St. George, St. Patrick, and St. Andrew. That of St. Andrew makes the background; the other two a moveable and fold into place. 9.4 x 10.6 cm. Little rubbed at edges; name on front cover; else very good.

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  • BAGROW, Leo.
    HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY Revised and enlarged by R. A. Skelton Superintendent of the Map Room at the British Museum.

    London.C. A. Watts & Co. Ltd. 1964. 312pp. Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white. Original pictorial cloth gilt. Pictorial dust-wrapper. Quarto. First edition thus. Dust-wrapper a little chipped at head of spine; else a very good copy.

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  • IS MARRIAGE A FAILURE? An Original Correspondence With Forty-eight Illustrations by George Cruikshank. by CRUIKSHANK, George.
    CRUIKSHANK, George.
    IS MARRIAGE A FAILURE? An Original Correspondence With Forty-eight Illustrations by George Cruikshank.

    London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, No date [circa 1900]. 16 printed leaves, 4 of which bear mounted coloured scraps. Original printed wrappers. Covers dust-soiled and having a small corner missing; offsetting from scraps; else a good copy of a scarce piece of ephemera. Not in Cohn, and almost certainly not by the George Cruikshank, who died in 1878, but by his nephew, George Cruikshank Junior, son of Percy Cruikshank.

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  • JEANETTE MACDONALD.
    JEANETTE MACDONALD.

    1948. Signed black & white photograph of Jeanette MacDonald, inscribed: 'Sincerely Jeanette MacDonald.' Portrait: 7 x 5 inches. Contained in the original postally used Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios envelope. Dated 1948. Envelope worn and torn; photograph near fine.

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  • KATE GREENAWAY'S CALENDAR FOR 1884. by GREENAWAY, Kate.
    GREENAWAY, Kate.
    KATE GREENAWAY'S CALENDAR FOR 1884.

    London and New York: George Routledge & Sons, 1884. Four cards, one portrait, three landscape, each printed on one side only, and bearing full-colour illustrations by Greenaway, together with the calendar for 1884. The four contained in the rare original pictorial brown envelope. Envelope split along one joint, but complete; else an excellent set. Schuster & Engen 325b.

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  • KATHRYN GRAYSON.
    KATHRYN GRAYSON.

    1946. Signed photograph of Kathryn Grayson, inscribed by her: 'To Herbert Sincerely Kathryn Grayson,' in red ink. Portrait: 5x31/2 inches. Contained in the original printed Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures envelope, addressed to 14205907 Herbert L. G. Sgmn., dated 1946. Envelope worn & torn; else very good.

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  • Kenya Colony. UASIN GISHU.
    Kenya Colony. UASIN GISHU.

    1913. Sheet North A-36. Folding linen-backed map issued by Sifton, Praed & Co. Ltd. No date, but map Drawn and printed at the War Office, March, 1913. Revised and reprinted, July 1925. 65 x 54 cm. Excellent condition.

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  • RILKE, Rainer Maria.
    LETTERS TO A YOUNG WOMAN. Translated by K. W. Maurer.

    London: Langley & Sons Ltd, No date [1945]. 30 pages. One illustration. Original red wrappers. First U.K. edition. Bumped at bottom of spine with a short split; else very good.

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  • Liebig Beef Extract trade cards: Episodes de l'Histoire de Belgique jusqu' au XIIIe siècle.
    Liebig Beef Extract trade cards: Episodes de l'Histoire de Belgique jusqu' au XIIIe siècle.

    No date [1903]. Set of six. French issue, circa 1903. Very good.

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  • MAP AND MAP-MAKERS OF THE AEGEAN. Translation from the Greek G. Cox and J. Solman. by SPHYROERAS, Vasilis. AVRAMEA, Anna. ASDRAHAS, Spyros.
    SPHYROERAS, Vasilis. AVRAMEA, Anna. ASDRAHAS, Spyros.
    MAP AND MAP-MAKERS OF THE AEGEAN. Translation from the Greek G. Cox and J. Solman.

    Athens: Olkos Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Dust-wrapper. First edition thus. Illustrated throughout in colour and in black & white. Dust-wrapper a little marked; else excellent.

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  • Map of Berkshire.
    Map of Berkshire.

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Berkshire, taken from Rueben Ramble's travels through the counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is uncoloured, as issued. Few light marks at very top & bottom on sheet; else very good.

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  • Map of Cornwall.
    Map of Cornwall.

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Cornwall, taken from Rueben Ramble's travels through the counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is coloured green. Couple of light marks, else very good.

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  • Map of Devonshire.
    Map of Devonshire.

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Devonshire, taken from Rueben Ramble's travels through the counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is uncoloured, as issued.

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  • Map of Gloucestsh.[ire].
    Map of Gloucestsh.[ire].

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Gloucestsh.[ire], taken from Rueben Ramble's travels through the counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is uncoloured, as issued.

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  • Map of Hampshire.
    Map of Hampshire.

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Hampshire, taken from Rueben Ramble's travels through the counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is uncoloured, as issued.

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  • MAP OF LONDON'S UNDERGROUND RAILWAYS. Issued Free.
    MAP OF LONDON'S UNDERGROUND RAILWAYS. Issued Free.

    Commercial Manager's Office.55, Broadway. Westminster. S.W.1, June 1927. Folding coloured map mounted on linen. Cover/Title, Theatres, Places of Interest, on one side; map on other. Unfolded: 12.7 x 14.7. Little worn; little browned at folds; short closed tear; else very good.

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  • Map of Wiltshire.
    Map of Wiltshire.

    Darton and Clark, No date. [circa 1844]. Map of Wiltshire, taken from, Rueben Ramble's Travels through the Counties of England, published by Darton and Clark, circa 1844, a work intended for children. A hand-coloured lithograph, as issued, measuring approximately 20.5 x 16 cm. The map within the pictorial framework is uncoloured, as issued.

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