Catalogue 99 is out now!

This new exciting listing of over 300 items, includes a selection of EphemeraDecorativeUK & Foreign Topography,Natural History and 17th & 18th century portraits.
Some highlights:

[Elephanta Caves] 
Painted by Ja.s Wales from a Drawing by Ja.s Forbes Esq.r. Ja.s Phillips Sculp.t. Pub.d , March 20, 1790 by James Wales.
Stock Ref: 53757

St. Paul's from Cheapside.
Published Sep.r 29th. 1797 by T.Malton.
Stock Ref: 53666
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Joh. Henr. Biehler, Joh. Georg. II et Joh. Georg. III. Electorum Sax. Cubicular. in Dresden.
D. Richter pinx. Pet. Schenck fec: et exc: Amstelod: cum Privilegio. [n.d., c.1700.]
Stock Ref: 53349 To see more portraits click here
You can view the whole catalogue here. Our next listing will hopefully be 3rd June.

Catalogue 98 is out now!

Catalogue 98 is here!
This new exciting listing covers a range of different topics. It contains portraits including eminent authors, satirical and arts related prints. In addition we have decorative scenes, some of which are mythological and beautiful views of locations ranging from Oxford University to Asia. Some interesting ephemera such as tickets to performances endorsed by the Guild of Literature and some natural history.
A few highlights:
Illustrations to Knickerbocker's History Of New York.
Drawn and Eng.d by Steeden [on plates]. London Published June 21st 1830, by T. Palser, 67 Fleet Street.
Stock Ref: 53338

[Jerusalem Delivered]
J. Collins Pinx.t. J. Wood Sculp.t. [Published by Elizabeth Jane Collins.]
Stock Ref: 53228
For more Jerusalem prints from this catalogue click here
[Eglinton Tournament] [The Banquet.]
[James Henry Nixon.] London: March 1st 1842. Published by Colnaghi & Puckle, Cockspur St.
Stock Ref: 53289
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Catalogue 97 is here!

Our first catalogue of the new year is out now!
This new exciting listing covers a range of different topics. It has portraits from the following categories: religious, classical, philosophers, scientists and criminals. In addition we have decorative scenes, some of which are biblical and many beautiful views of locations ranging from Cambridge University to China. There is a smattering of satire, some interesting ephemera such as land auction catalogues from Dorset and finally naval prints.

A few highlights:

S.te Genevieve...
AParis Chez Chiquet rue St Jacques au Grand S.Henry [n.d., c.1700].
Stock Ref: 53185

A Devonshire Cow.
Pub: by G. Garrard, London. July 18th. 1799.
Stock Ref: 53122
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[18 Australian leaf paintings with autograph album of Edwardian musicians.]
Stock Ref: 52979 A belated happy New Year to you all!

40th Anniversary Catalogue

Just in case you missed it our new listing for the is here!
This catalogue celebrates Grosvenor Prints trading in Covent Garden for 40 years.
 It contains over 100 interesting & curious items, contains a  selection of satire, UK & foreign topography, portraits, natural history, sports and pastimes, decorative scenes and of course ephemera
We have a few highlights we think are worth bringing to your attention. See below for some images to whet your appetite:

[Printer] 1891-2. Christmas Cards and New Year Cards. A Very Large Assortment on Sale, consisting of Choice New Designs, including Hand-Painted, Ivorine, Satin, and other Novelties, From 1d. to 1/6 each. Really Good Value.
Geo, Mills, (established 1857) Manufacturing and Export Stationer, Lithographer & Printer, 3, Old Jewry, London, E.C. [1891].
Tinted lithograph of five colours. Sheet 240 x 330mm (9½ x 13"). A little staining on right edge. Small hole near the left edge.���…

ABA Chelsea Rare Book Fair Listing

Just in case you missed it our new listing for the ABA Chelsea Rare Book Fair is here!

This catalogue of over 400 interesting & curious items, contains a large selection of satire, UK & foreign topography, portraits, natural history, sporting, decorative scenes and of course ephemera
Highlights to look out for are a beautiful mezzotint portrait ofMaharaja Krishnaraja Wadiyar IIIand some wonderful animal etchings by A. Radclyffe Dumore.
See below for some images to whet your appetite:

[Fencing.] Tabula I. J. Gelle Collonien sculp:
[Leiden: B. & A. Elzevir: 1630.]
Large engraving. 490 x 700mm (15¾ x 27½"), with large margins. Tear at top, two creases as normal. Small margins.
A plate from Gerard Thibault's 'L'académie de l'espée', illustrating the geometry that the author considered of utmost importance in sword fighting. Of particular interest is the use of Thibault's 'mysterious circle', proportional to the swordsman&#…

Our Autumn Listing is here!

Our Autumn listing has arrived!
In this months listing we have a selection of early portraits varying from stipples to mezzotints most notably the Beauties of Windsor and Napoleon's death mask.
Additionally we have natural history prints, sporting items and decorative scenes. Highlights to look out for are Archibald Thorburn's game birds and Spencer's portraits of Racehorses.
See below for some images to whet your appetite:
The Most Noble George Grenville Nugent Temple, Marquis of Buckingham, K.G. &c. &c. &c. Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of the County of Bucks. From the Original painted as a Mark of Respect to his Memory for the Magistrates of the County. J. Jackson A.R.A. pinxit. Wm. Ward ARA sculpt Engraver to their R.H. the Prince Regent & the Duke of York. Printed by J. Lahee. [n.d. c.1813-1826.] Mezzotint. Plate 656 xc 406mm (25¾ x 16"). Tear at top. Small margins. Missing top left border. Portrait standing whole-length to fr…

Our August Listing is here!

Satire is here. It's that time again and our August listing is up and ready to go!
This time we have focussed purely on satire. With familiar faces within the catalogue including Rowlandson, Gillray and Cruikshank, we are sure you will find something of your liking.

 Below are just a couple of highlights from this listing.
This playful set of four, is finely coloured series of etchings after James Gillray around 1809. Depicting the fun times spent on the Ice in London, it has contemporary step by step take on how to Ice Skate.
  [Ref: 52335

The European Race heat is a showcase of the anthropomorphic countries rallying into line due to the unwillingness of Walpole's Government to go to war. This was one of his main policies of his 20 years as Prime Minister. The engraving has been trimmed to the plate and the paper has an 18th century watermark. £480.00 [Ref: 52261]
This interior scene, of 10 maids gossiping in a semi circle about the f…