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70/5801 Peepshows  Stag hunt 70/5801 Peepshows Stag hunt
70/5801 Peepshows  Stag hunt 70/5801 Peepshows Stag hunt
70/5801 [Peepshows]. (Stag hunt). Perspective scene, consisting of 6 contemp. handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9x14 cm., "6" engr. in back scene, w. manuscr. numbers "1" to "6" on verso, (Augsb., M. Engelbrecht), ±1750.

- Brownish stain in backscene; brown stain in right margin.

= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLV.

€ (200-300) 200
70/5802 Peepshows  Telescopic View of The Great Exhibition of 1851 70/5802 Peepshows Telescopic View of The Great Exhibition of 1851
70/5802 Peepshows  Telescopic View of The Great Exhibition of 1851 70/5802 Peepshows Telescopic View of The Great Exhibition of 1851
70/5802 [Peepshows]. "Telescopic View of The Great Exhibition of 1851". Concertina bound perspective view consisting of handcol. lithogr. frontscene w. peeping hole (laid down on board), 8 handcol. lithogr. coulisses and a backscene, all by T.J. RAWLINS, 16x17,7 cm. each, London, C. Lane, 1851 (pasted over w. the address of James & John Forbes).

- Frontscene soiled. = Hyde, Paper Peepshows, no.255. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVI.

€ (300-500) 300
70/5803 Peepshows  Thames Tunnel 70/5803 Peepshows Thames Tunnel
70/5803 [Peepshows]. (Thames Tunnel). Concertina bound perspective peepshow, handcol. steelengr. frontscene w. 2 peeping holes, 3 aquatint coulisses and a back scene w. tipped-on cut-out handcol. aquatint figures, in orig. paper wallet binding w. mounted letterpress explanatory leaf on verso back cover, London, T.C. Brandon, ±1843.

- Wallet wr. split on fold; edges rubbed/ worn. = Hyde, Paper Peepshows, no. 240.

€ (250-350) 250
70/5804 Peepshows  Vegetable garden 70/5804 Peepshows Vegetable garden
70/5804 Peepshows  Vegetable garden 70/5804 Peepshows Vegetable garden
70/5804 [Peepshows]. (Vegetable garden). Perspective scene, consisting of 6 contemp. handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, engr. "DD" in lower margin, w. manuscript numbers "1" to "6" on verso, each ±9x14 cm., Augsb., M. Engelbrecht, ±1750.

- Brown spot in and near left margin; one figure of frontscene sl. weakly attached.

= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVI.

€ (200-300) 325
70/5805 Peepshows  Wine cellar 70/5805 Peepshows Wine cellar
70/5805 Peepshows  Wine cellar 70/5805 Peepshows Wine cellar
70/5805 [Peepshows]. (Wine cellar). Perspective scene, consisting of 6 contemp. handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9x14 cm., the backscene w. engr. number "6", w. manuscript numbers "1" to "6" on verso, (Augsb., M. Engelbrecht), numb. "CC" on the backscene, ±1750.

= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVII.

€ (300-500) 650
70/5806 Peepshows  Winter scene 70/5806 Peepshows Winter scene
70/5806 Peepshows  Winter scene 70/5806 Peepshows Winter scene
70/5806 [Peepshows]. (Winter scene). Perspective scene, consisting of 6 contemp. handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9x14 cm., the backscene w. engr. "6" in the image, w. manuscr. numbers "1" to "6" on verso, Augsb., M. Engelbrecht, ±1750.

- All lvs. sl. (dust)soiled.

= Nice winterscape, i.a. showing a skating man slipping on ice and a horse-drawn sleigh in the background. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVII.

€ (300-500) 400
70/5807 Peepshows  Lot of 11 perspective scenes 70/5807 Peepshows Lot of 11 perspective scenes
70/5807 [Peepshows]. Lot of 11 perspective scenes, handcol. engravings from (prob.) 5 diff. series, each ±9x14,5 cm., (Augsb., M. Engelbrecht, ±1780).

- Three scenes w. some dam. spots; one scene w. middle fold.

= Miscellaneous collection of perspective scenes, i.a. a market scene, a battle scene and the boning of an animal.

€ (50-70) 50
70/5808 Porto  A View of the City of Oporto Veüe perspective de la ville de Oporto 70/5808 Porto A View of the City of Oporto Veüe perspective de la ville de Oporto
70/5808 [Porto]. "A View of the City of Oporto. Veüe perspective de la ville de Oporto". Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, mounted on limp board, w. black painted borders, engr. captions in English and French mounted on verso, (London), "Printed for Jno Bowles & Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill", (London, J. Sayer, ±1760).

- Sl. soiled and w. a few sm. stains; margins frayed/ dogeared.

AND: "Vuë du Palais du Temple aux Chevaliers de Malthe". Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view by J. RIGAUD, mounted on limp board, w. black painted borders, engr. captions in French below image, (Paris), n.publ., ±1760.

- Waterstained in upper corner; margin sl. frayed and dogeared.

€ (50-70) 70
70/5809 Rome  Prospect eines Palasts zu Rom allwo die Heilige Vätter ihre Consilia halten 70/5809 Rome Prospect eines Palasts zu Rom allwo die Heilige Vätter ihre Consilia halten
70/5809 [Rome]. "Prospect eines Palasts zu Rom allwo die Heilige Vätter ihre Consilia halten." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, engr. captions below image, Augsb., G.B. Probst, ±1770.

- Waterstain in lower left corner (affecting image yet hardly visibly), otherwise a fine copy.

= The Palazzo della Consulta, "Veduta del Palazzo fabbricato sul Quirinale per le Segreterie de Brevi e della Sacra Consulta a Roma". Sixt v. Kapff K 153, after one of the Vedute di Roma by G.B. Piranesi.

AND 1 other: "Vue perspective de l'Arc de Triomphe, ou se passa la Furieuse Proscription sous le Triumvirat d'Antoine, d'Octave et de Lepidus à Rome" (Paris, Basset).

€ (70-90)
70/5810 Rome  Lot of 10 lithogr / aquatint/ engr  optical views 70/5810 Rome Lot of 10 lithogr / aquatint/ engr optical views
70/5810 Rome  Lot of 10 lithogr / aquatint/ engr  optical views 70/5810 Rome Lot of 10 lithogr / aquatint/ engr optical views
70/5810 [Rome]. Lot of 10 lithogr./ aquatint/ engr. (optical) views, all handcol. as if it were night in the image, all w. at least one cut out figure (mostly a full moon) for candle-light viewing, each ±22x31,5 cm., each backed w. thin paper and w. blue or black paper borders, without address, first half 19th cent.

- Fine copies.

= Very nice collection of nighttime views of Rome, showing i.a. the Forum Romanum, Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Pyramid, Capitol, interior of St. Peter's church and (probably) the 'grotta azzurra' on the island of Capri. Some views were originally smaller and have been neatly extended on all sides in watercolour. The use of black watercolour and much contrast effectively creates the mysterious nighttime lighting produced by a full moon; on the Capitol and in St. Peter's church however, it is the light of (invisible) candles/ torches, and a huge cross, producing the effect. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVIII.

€ (400-600) 550
70/5811 Rotterdam  Vue Perspective de la Ville et du Port de Rotterdam du coté de la Meuze 70/5811 Rotterdam Vue Perspective de la Ville et du Port de Rotterdam du coté de la Meuze
70/5811 [Rotterdam]. "Vue Perspective de la Ville, et du Port de Rotterdam du coté de la Meuze". Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, laid down on limp board, borders painted black and w. perforations backed w. col. paper for candle-light viewing, Paris, Daumont, ±1770.

- Trifle stained/ sl. soiled; black borders rubbed.

WITH: "Het Buitenhoff Lange Vijver berg Stadhouders Quartier in 'S Hage". Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, laid down on limp board, borders pasted over w. black paper and w. perforations backed w. col. paper for candle-light viewing, without address, ±1770.

- Fine copy, trifle soiled.

= Title and numb. "18" supplied in contemp. hand in pen and brown ink on verso. The windows nicely provided with paper lattices. The sky with numerous stars and a crescent moon.

"23e Vüe d'Optique Representant Le fameux Vivier de la Haye". Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, engr. captions in Latin and French below, mounted on limp board, w. perforations backed w. col. paper for candle-light viewing, Paris, Daumont, ±1770.

- Trifle soiled. = Fine view in reverse of the Hofvijver with adjoining buildings.

AND 3 other optical views.

€ (120-150) 190
70/5812 Ships  Vue D'une Marine en temps Calme 70/5812 Ships Vue D'une Marine en temps Calme
70/5812 [Ships]. "Vue D'une Marine en temps Calme." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, engr. captions in French above and below image, Paris, Daumont, ±1770.

- Sl. frayed mainly in blank margins; upper right corner some creases.

€ (50-70)
70/5813 Ships  Vue de la Bataille Navale des Flottes Russes et Turques près de Scio où le Vaisseau de L'Admiral fut brulée le 5 Juillet 1770 70/5813 Ships Vue de la Bataille Navale des Flottes Russes et Turques près de Scio où le Vaisseau de L'Admiral fut brulée le 5 Juillet 1770
70/5813 [Ships]. "Vue de la Bataille Navale des Flottes Russes et Turques près de Scio, où le Vaisseau de L'Admiral fut brulée le 5. Juillet 1770". Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view by B.F. LEIZELT after F. SWAIN, engr. captions below, London, F. Swain, ±1775.

- Borders sl. soiled/ stained; creased and strengthened on verso along plate mark in left margin.

ADDED: 3 others (all dam. and in poor condition).

€ (50-70) 110
70/5814 Skating  Hyver Vue de Santvliet Village de Hollande 70/5814 Skating Hyver Vue de Santvliet Village de Hollande
70/5814 [Skating]. "Hyver. Vue de Santvliet Village de Hollande." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, engr. captions in French above and below image, Paris, Beauvais, ±1770. "Vue de la Glaciere de Gentilly." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, engr. caption in French below image, Paris, Mesard, ±1770.

- Both w. sl. yellowed borders.

€ (100-150)
70/5815 Texel  De nieuwe haven van Texel met het Dorp 't Schilt in 't verschiet 70/5815 Texel De nieuwe haven van Texel met het Dorp 't Schilt in 't verschiet
70/5815 Texel  De nieuwe haven van Texel met het Dorp 't Schilt in 't verschiet 70/5815 Texel De nieuwe haven van Texel met het Dorp 't Schilt in 't verschiet
70/5815 [Texel]. "De nieuwe haven van Texel, met het Dorp 't Schilt in 't verschiet." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view by J.B. PROBST, engr. captions in Dutch and French below the image, (Augsb.), G.B. Probst., ±1770.

= Sixt v. Kapff K 250.

AND a handcol. engr. view of the harbour of Den Helder, w. Texel in the background.

€ (70-90) 120
70/5816 Thailand  Vue de Siam avec diverses sortes des ballons ou Vaisseaux chinoises  70/5816 Thailand Vue de Siam avec diverses sortes des ballons ou Vaisseaux chinoises
70/5816 [Thailand]. "Vue de Siam, avec diverses sortes des ballons, ou Vaisseaux chinoises (...)". Handcol. optical view by F.X. HABERMANN after Nieuhof, Augsb., Negoce comnun de l'Academie Imperiale, ±1750.

- Laid down; lower right corner restored. = Rare.

€ (60-80) 90
70/5817 The Hague  Gesicht by de Doelen over de Korte Vijverberg tot Gravenhaghe 70/5817 The Hague Gesicht by de Doelen over de Korte Vijverberg tot Gravenhaghe
70/5817 [The Hague]. "Gesicht by de Doelen over de Korte Vijverberg, tot Gravenhaghe." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, w. engr. captions in Latin, Dutch, Italian and German, Augsb., G.B. Probst, late 18th cent.

- A few unobtrusive sm. inksmudges; sl. fingersoiled; pinholes in upper blank margin.

= View of the Mauritshuis. Sixt von Kapff K216.

€ (80-100) 80
70/5818 Venice  La Piazza meno grande de S Marco con la Curia de Venezia 70/5818 Venice La Piazza meno grande de S Marco con la Curia de Venezia
70/5818 [Venice]. "La Piazza meno grande de S. Marco, con la Curia, de Venezia." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, w. engr. Latin, French, Italian and German caption below the image, French. caption above the image, Augsb., Probst, ±1760.

- Right edge trifle frayed; lacks piece of upper right corner; trifle foxed in lower margin.

= Sixt v. Kapff K164.

ADDED: 1 other contemp. handcol. engr. optical view titled "Gezigt van den Amstel-sluys ziende na buyten tot Amsteldam" (damaged; Sixt v. Kapff K184).

€ (80-100)
70/5819 Venice  Vuë Générale de la Ville de Venise 70/5819 Venice Vuë Générale de la Ville de Venise
70/5819 [Venice]. "Vuë Générale de la Ville de Venise." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, engr. caption in French below image, Paris, Daumont, ±1770.

- Sm. tear in lower blank margin.

"Vüe Perspective de l'Eglise de St. Jean et St. Paul à Venise." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, engr. caption in French below and above image, Paris, Huquier, ±1770 (darkened in top margin of image). "Vüe de St Roch et de St Antoine à Venise". Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, engr. caption below image, Paris, Basset, ±1770 (closed tear in right margin).

€ (100-150) 130
70/5820 Verona  Veduta delli due Castelli S Pietro e S Felice di Verona 70/5820 Verona Veduta delli due Castelli S Pietro e S Felice di Verona
70/5820 [Verona]. "Veduta delli due Castelli S. Pietro, e S. Felice di Verona." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, captions in Italian and French and "Rr. No.1" below image, without address (Bassano, Remondini), ±1780.

= Fine copy of this nice and rare view.

€ (70-90) 230