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Prints, a Collection of Ten.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
589
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Prints, a Collection of Ten. Including: two Christmas cards from the Merrymount Press with colored wood engravings by Rudolph Ruzicka (1883-1978) depicting the Adams Mansion, and John Quincy Adams homestead, 1929 and 1930; Thomas Worth's (1834-1917) Sea-side Sketches- A Chowder Party at Fire Island, from Harper's Weekly, 1873; two hand-colored images from William Daniell's (1769-1837) A Voyage Round Great Britain, plate 4, vol. I, Boscastle Pier on the Coast of Cornwall, and plate 305, vol. VIII, St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall; two mid-19th century hand-colored plates by Lev Alexandrovich Belousov (1806-1854) from Viskovatov's Description Historique de l'Habillement et de l'Armement des Troupes Russes, showing Russian military uniforms; two tinted plates from Perry's Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, New York: Sarony, 1856: Delivering of the American Presents at Yokuhama, and View of Hong-Kong from East Point; [and] Chinese Cat Merchants, steel engraving by Thomas Allom from Wright's China, in a Series of Views, 1843; all prints matted, sizes vary. (10)
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

st. michael's, Rudolph Ruzicka, Thomas Allom, William Daniell, Lev Alexandrovich Belousov, Thomas Worth, Merrymount Press, China, Hong-Kong, Japan, United Kingdom

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