CHURCHILL, Sir Winston.
[Typed letter signed ('Winston S. Churchill') to Sir Thomas Moore] 1954
The letter reads: “”I am writing once more to thank you and the Staff of Hatchards for so handsomely completing your gift to me of the bound set of my War Memoirs. I shall always value these books as a…£5,850
[China Export Watercolours on Pith Paper] – WING TAI HING.
Chinese Trades. [2nd half of 19th century].
An example with the label of the selling shop and printed captions for each trade. Pith seems not to have been adopted for painting until about 1820. Some European museums claim that their paintings on pith (often erroneously called “”rice…£6,950
БАШЕЛЬЕ, Ш.К. по рисунку Джузеппе-Раймондо БЕРНАРДАЦЦИ [BACHELIER, Charles-Claude after Giuseppe-Raimondo BERNARDAZZI].
Панорама города Санкт-Петербурга [Panorama of the city of Saint Petersburg].1853
Impressive panorama of the Dostoevsky's Saint-Petersburg recorded from the tower bell of the Peter and Paul Fortress. This stunning view of the left bank of the Neva river was created by Giuseppe-Raimondo Bernardazzi (1816 – 1891), a Swiss born architect,…£4,750
TRUMPER, Victor [Cricketer], George Beldam [Photographer]
[Fine black & white photograph signed by Victor Trumper] [circa 1905]
A famous image of Victor Trumper in full flow at the Oval in 1905. One of the finest batsman of the 20th century, Trumper was an Australian whose prowess at the wicket was extraordinary. Monty Noble had no hesitation in…£2,300
[UKRAINE – Fedor GROSS].
Rare set of 8 lithographed views of Odessa. [1850s].
A series of fine lithographed views of Odessa by the Simferopol born artist. Born in 1822 in the family of a German colonist and artist Johann Ludwig, Friedrich (Fedor) Gross, moved to Odessa in the 1840s, where he started working…£1,450
Falbalas & Fanfreluches: Pochoir Fashion Plates. 1923-1926.
An exquisite series displaying fashion in magnificent and imaginative illustrations by George Barbier the noted early twentieth century French artist and illustrator. Falbalas et fanfreluches was the last of Barbier's books to reflect contemporary life directly. Its special value is…£375
[China Export Watercolours on Pith Paper.
Ladies at Leisure 2nd half of 19th century].
A lovely group of interior scenes exclusively involving women, possibly ladies in waiting, engaged in recreational activities. Pith seems not to have been adopted for painting until about 1820. Some European museums claim that their paintings on pith (often erroneously…£6,750
Architectural Drawings. [early 1890s].
Rare collection of original architectural designs for a charity housing project in Moscow; from the Coburg Bibliothek collection. In the 1820s the land between the Meshchanskaya Street (In 1957 renamed into Prospekt Mira) and Protopopovskiy pereulok was purchased by the…£2,500
MACPHERSON, Robert Turnbull.
Rome and Venice: an Early Photographic View. circa 1860.
Born near Edinburgh, Macpherson lived most his life in Rome. In 1851, having failed to achieve notice as a painter, Macpherson turned to the new art of photography, using albumin on glass negatives. By 1856 he had transitioned to collodio-albumin,…£650
[UKRAINE – Fedor GROSS].
Вид г. Одессы с Карантинного мола. Vue d'Odessa prise du port la Quarantaine.[1850s].
Fine lithographed view of Odessa by the Simferopol born artist. Born in 1822 in the family of a German colonist and artist Johann Ludwig, Friedrich (Fedor) Gross, moved to Odessa in the 1840s, where he started working at the printmaking…£975
Armenian girl. [Second half of XIX c.].
A fine portrait of a young Armenian girl by the famed Russian artist. Féodor Petrovich Tchoumakoff (1823 – 1911) was born in St. Petersburg and was trained first at the St. Petersburg Theatre Arts Academy, and later at the St.…£850
LOCHAKOW, Arcadie [ЛОШАКОВ, Аркадий].
Village of Dagestan. [c. 1918].
Large drawing showing a view of a Dagestan village opening from the terrace of a traditional house. It was executed by a Ukrainian born artist in the historically important period for this Caucasian region when it enjoyed a short-lived independence.…£850
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