Plan of Winchester Cole and Roper
30008 Winchester, George Cole and John Roper, 1810. Price: 62.00
Bournemouth John Bartholomew
30283 Bournemouth and the Solent, John Bartholomew, 1898. Price: 14.00
Ogilby Road Map Guildford to Winchester
29407 Road Map, John Ogilby, 1698. Price: 195.00 Plate 39. Guildford, Midhurst, Chichester/ Midhurst, Petersfield, Winchester.
Hampshire Edward Langley 1820
30923 Hampshire, Edward Langley and William Belch, 1820. Price: 90.00
Part of Hampshir Baryholomew
31536 Parts Wiltshire and Hampshire, John Batholomew c.1898. Price: 12.00
Hampshire Samuel Lewis
31616 Hampshire, Samuel Lewis, 1845. Price: 26.00
Hampshire Edward Langley 1820
31702 Hampshire, John Cary, 1802. Price: 72.00
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Back in in the 1960's I was fortunate to buy my first set of atlases by Joan Blaeu. It was in fact an incomplete set of seven volumes all bound in contemporary Dutch cream calf decorated with gold. The colouring was superb and in a way unique in that if I see any Blaeu maps now I would be able to identify whether they came from this same set. I bought the atlases at a well know London auction house having set off early that morning on the train from Chester. These were the days before the hated buyer's premium arrived. In fact if you were able to buy the atlases today at auction the buyer's premium alone would probably be about the price I paid for the set. I remember struggling back to Euston station with the volumes and was so protective that I would not even let the porter help me along the platform and onto the train. The atlases were later split and brought a lot of pleasure to a lot of my customers.

You can enjoy looking at these remarkable engraved maps of most parts of the world via a series of reproduction atlases produced in full colour

  •  Liverpool Picking up a Pilot, Edward G. Walker

    Liverpool Picking up a Pilot, Edward G. Walker

WF15 Liverpool Picking up a Pilot, Edward G. Walker. Price: 30.00



Limited edition of 500 numbered prints signed by the artist

Image size: 29 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches

Here is the giant jute clipper Liverpool, the largest sailing ship under the red ensign at the beginning of the 1890's and specially built for the Calcutta jute trade, picking up a pilot off the mouth of the Mersey. This four masted iron ship built by Russel & Company of Glasgow in 1889 was owned by R. W. Leyland & Company of Liverpool. Her gross tonnage was 3396. Her length 333.2 feet, In breadth she measured 47.9 feet and in depth 26.5 feet. She could stow 26,000 bales of jute, a dead weight of nearly 6,000 tons. Her first master was Thomas Calder. When outward bound from Antwerp to San Francisco in 1902 under Captain Lewis, the Liverpoool went ashore in fog on the rocky coast of Aldnerey on the 25th February. She was under all plain sail at the time and the crash on the rocks broke her back. Her crew of 35 were saved.

The pilot schooner in the paining is the number 7 boat Lancashire Witch built by Michael Ratsey of West Cowes in 1863. Withdrawn from service in 1896. Sold in 1897 to Leith owners. Gross tonnage 56. 80.7 feet length, 18 feet breadth, 19.6 feet depth.

This picture is illustrated in Edward G. Walker's book Sea Liverpool which can be purchased clicking on the Amazon link on the left. The original painting is in the collection of Richard Nicholson

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Antique Prints of Hampshire

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  •  Christ Church Abbey Hampshire

    Christ Church Abbey Hampshire

37553 Christ Church Abbey
T. Girtin, c.1800
Price: 15.00

CHRIST CHURCH ABBEY, HAMPSHIRE. A hand coloured copper engraved view dated 1800. 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. With the original page of text from The Copper Plate Magazine. In a sunk mount. Good condition.
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  •  Christ Church Abbey

    Christ Church Abbey

29152 Christ Church Abbey
T. Girtin, c.1800
Price: 15.00


CHRIST CHURCH ABBEY, HAMPSHIRE. A hand coloured copper engraved view dated 1800. 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. With the original page of text from The Copper Plate Magazine. In a sunk mount. Good condition.
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  •  Hartford Bridge Hampshire

    Hartford Bridge Hampshire

94698 Hartford Bridge,
J. Salmon, c.1840
Price: 14.00

HARTFORD BRIDGE. J. Salmon. A good steel engraved view with figures. 6 x 4 inches. Published for the Proprietor Jas. Robbins, College Street By D. E. Gilmour, Public Library, High Street. Uncoloured. Good condition.
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The Antiquities of England and Wales

A series of copper engraved views from The Antiquities of England and Wales first published in 1772 with later editions up until the death of Francis Grose in 1791. Each view measures about 6 x 4 inches. Beneath some of the views is a descriptive history in English. The prints offered below are in good condition.
  •  Netley Abbey Hampshire

    Netley Abbey Hampshire

58510 Netley Abbey Plate 2
Price: 10.50
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  •  East Gate Southampton

    East Gate Southampton

58518 The East Gate, Southampton
Price: 10.50
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  •  Priory St Dionisus Hampshire

    Priory St Dionisus Hampshire

58517 The Priory of Saint Dionisius
Price: 10.50
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  •  Holy Ghost Chapel Hampshire

    Holy Ghost Chapel Hampshire

58716 Holy Ghost Chapel, Hampshire
Price: 10.50
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  •  King John's House Hampshire

    King John's House Hampshire

58697 King John's House at Warnford
Price: 10.50
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  •  Abbot's Kitch Netley Abbey

    Abbot's Kitch Netley Abbey

58500 The Abbot's Kitchen at Netley Abbey, Hampshire
Price: 10.50
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  •  Netley Abbey Hampshire

    Netley Abbey Hampshire

58509 Netley Abbey
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Richard Nicholson Antique Maps

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Antique Maps of Hampshire, England - Richard Nicholson

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