Auction 0005 Huge collection of antique prints and maps

By Britannica auctions

Sunday, May 26, 4:00 PM
2 Yore Mill, Aysgarth, Leyburn DL8 3SR, UK

We are offering a huge selection of over 800 antique prints and engravings from 16th-20th centuries.

Subjects included are natural history, designs, caricatures, maps, sports and pastimes, royal and historical portraits and buildings.

We particularly feature ornithological prints by John Gould, Beverly Morris, FN Martinet, PJ Selby, Cornelius Nozeman, Peter Mazell, William Swainson, William Lewin, Audebert, Robert Gillmor and Edward Lear.

Other notable artists include Audubon, Rev. Houghton, Josiah Whymper, A Thorburn, George Sowerby, John Frederick Miller, George Edwards, Moses Harris, Edward Donovan and HN Humphreys.

There are numerous botanical engravings by Elizabeth Twining, Rory McEwen, Walter Fitch, Pierre-Joseph Redoute, Georg Ehret, JE Giraud, Elizabeth Yeats and FP Nodder.

There are also maps by Heinrich Bunting, Van der Aa, Emanuel Bowen, Morden and title pages by Johann Blaeu,

Other important artists and engravers featured are Thomas Chippendale, George Vertue, Jacobus Houbraken, Bartolomeo Pinelli, Kyd, Joseph Strutt, Charles Riviere and Louis Haghe plus many others.

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