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Auction Description for Charles Miller: Maritime & Scientific Models, Instruments & Fine Art
Viewing Notes:
27th April 12 noon to 4pm. 28th April 10am to 7pm. 29th April 10am to 5pm. 30th April (Limited Viewing) 10am to 12 noon.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.co.uk/charlesmillerltd

Maritime & Scientific Models, Instruments & Fine Art

by Charles Miller Ltd


311 lots with images

April 30, 2014

Live Auction

25 Blythe Road

London, W14 0PD United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)207 806 5530

Fax: +44 (0)207 806 5531

Email: enquiries@charlesmillerltd.com

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WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE (BRITISH, 1851-1931)

Lot 1: WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE (BRITISH, 1851-1931)

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Description: WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE (BRITISH, 1851-1931) Fishing Boats Pencil 5 x 10in. (13 x 25.5cm.) ++Minor mount burn through middle, would benefit from new acid free mount.

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MANNER OF BUTTERSWORTH, LATE 19TH-CENTURY

Lot 2: MANNER OF BUTTERSWORTH, LATE 19TH-CENTURY

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Description: MANNER OF BUTTERSWORTH, LATE 19TH-CENTURY A Cutter of the Royal Navy Oil on canvas 13 x 15in. (33 x 38cm.) ++Flaking at bottom edge; frame modern gilt, chipped.

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WILLIAM FREDERICK MITCHELL (BRITISH, 1845-1914)

Lot 3: WILLIAM FREDERICK MITCHELL (BRITISH, 1845-1914)

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Description: WILLIAM FREDERICK MITCHELL (BRITISH, 1845-1914) The Walmer Lifeboat making a rescue off the Goodwin Sands Watercolour heightened with bodycolour Signed 'WFM' and dated '1864' (lower right) 12 x 19.25in. (30.5 x 49cm.) ++Staining to sky, needs a clean, scuffing on left hand side, new mount suggested.

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HENRY SILKSTONE HOPWOOD, R.W.S. (BRITISH, 1860-1914)

Lot 4: HENRY SILKSTONE HOPWOOD, R.W.S. (BRITISH, 1860-1914)

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Description: HENRY SILKSTONE HOPWOOD, R.W.S. (BRITISH, 1860-1914) Hauling the Sheets Watercolour Signed and dated 'H.S. Hopwood / 91' (lower left) 11 x 20.5in. (28 x 52cm.) ++Good overall condition, would benefit from a new (acid free) mount.

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Gregory Robinson (BRITISH, 1876-1967)

Lot 5: Gregory Robinson (BRITISH, 1876-1967)

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Description: Gregory Robinson (BRITISH, 1876-1967) "Taeping" Watercolour Signed 'Gregory Robinson' (lower right) with artist's label to verso, and inscribed on mount 14.75 x 10in. (37 x 25.5cm.) ++Good colour; needs new mount; original frame.

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THOMAS LUNY (BRITISH, 1759-1837)

Lot 6: THOMAS LUNY (BRITISH, 1759-1837)

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Description: THOMAS LUNY (BRITISH, 1759-1837) Teignmouth, Devon Oil on Panel Signed and dated 'Luny 1814' (lower left), artist's label (faded) to verso 8.5 x 11.75in. (22 x 29.5cm.) ++Good condition, would benefit from a clean.

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A.K. BRANDER (BRITISH, 19TH-CENTURY)

Lot 7: A.K. BRANDER (BRITISH, 19TH-CENTURY)

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Description: A.K. BRANDER (BRITISH, 19TH-CENTURY) Contest of Guernsey underway off a headland Oil on canvas Signed 'A K Brander' (lower left) 24 x 37in. (61 x 94cm.) ++Original condition; small hole mid right; blooming on lower edge; would benefit from a reline and would clean well. Victorian frame, chipped, missing parts of moulding.

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WILHELM MELBYE (DANISH, 1824-1882)

Lot 8: WILHELM MELBYE (DANISH, 1824-1882)

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Description: WILHELM MELBYE (DANISH, 1824-1882) A Brig under shortened sail at dusk Oil on canvas Signed 'V. Melbye. 1879.' (lower left); inscribed Vilhelm Melbye Pinx 1879 on stretcher 9 x 14in. (23 x 36cm.) ++Good condition, not lined.

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EDWIN HAYES (BRITISH, 1820-1904)

Lot 9: EDWIN HAYES (BRITISH, 1820-1904)

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Description: EDWIN HAYES (BRITISH, 1820-1904) Fishing Boats off Granton Harbour, Edinburgh Oil on canvas Signed 'E Hayes' (lower left) 9.25 x 13.5in. (23.5 x 34cm.)

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AFTER THOMAS WHITCOMBE (BRITISH, LATE 18TH-CENTURY)

Lot 10: AFTER THOMAS WHITCOMBE (BRITISH, LATE 18TH-CENTURY)

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Description: AFTER THOMAS WHITCOMBE (BRITISH, LATE 18TH-CENTURY) A Merchantman in two positions Oil on canvas 35.5 x 44.25in. (90 x 112.3cm.) ++Three or four repaired punctures, craquelure, varnish yellowed, marks and abrasions. This painting is in unrestored condition and is thought not to have been touched for over 50 years.

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CIRCLE OF WILLIAM ANDERSON (BRITISH, EARLY 19TH-CENTURY)

Lot 11: CIRCLE OF WILLIAM ANDERSON (BRITISH, EARLY 19TH-CENTURY)

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Description: CIRCLE OF WILLIAM ANDERSON (BRITISH, EARLY 19TH-CENTURY) Man O'War off the coast; Landing the catch Oil on panel Each 10.5 x 14in. (27 x 36cm.) (2, a pair) ++Original condition, needs cleaning.

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DE SIMONE (ITALIAN, 19TH/20TH-CENTURY)

Lot 12: DE SIMONE (ITALIAN, 19TH/20TH-CENTURY)

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Description: DE SIMONE (ITALIAN, 19TH/20TH-CENTURY) Fair and Foul portrait studies of S.Y. "Semiranis" off Naples Gouache Both signed and dated '1912' and inscribed 'S.Y. Semiranis' (lower left and right) 17.25 x 29.5in. (44 x 75cm.) (2, a pair) ++Old tears and marks to margins; new frames.

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DE SIMONE (ITALIAN, 19TH/20TH-CENTURY)

Lot 13: DE SIMONE (ITALIAN, 19TH/20TH-CENTURY)

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Description: DE SIMONE (ITALIAN, 19TH/20TH-CENTURY) A Steam Yacht underway off Naples Gouache Signed and dated 'De Simone 1906' (lower right) 15.25 x 20in. (39 x 51cm.) ++Rubbed in sky.

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WILLIAM BARCLAY CLIBBORN (BRITISH, B. 1878)

Lot 14: WILLIAM BARCLAY CLIBBORN (BRITISH, B. 1878)

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Description: WILLIAM BARCLAY CLIBBORN (BRITISH, B. 1878) The Cable Layer "Colonia" 1902 Signed 'W.B. Clibborn' (lower left) Gouache 10.5 x 15.75in. (26.7 x 40cm.) Built by Wigham Richardson (later Swan Hunter) in 1902 for the Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co Ltd, Colonia registered nearly 8,000 tons when launched. Converted in 1928 to a whaling ship, she was under the name Sudmeer when she was torpedoed and sunk by aircraft in October 1944. ++Re-framed, new mount, good condition and colour

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NEAPOLITAN SCHOOL, MID 19TH-CENTURY

Lot 15: NEAPOLITAN SCHOOL, MID 19TH-CENTURY

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Description: NEAPOLITAN SCHOOL, MID 19TH-CENTURY Men of War in the Bay of Naples Gouache 14 x 19in. (35.5 x 48cm.) ++Water staining; time wear; rubbed; foxed; crease down middle.

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GAETANO D'ESPOSITO (ITALIAN, 1858-1911)

Lot 16: GAETANO D'ESPOSITO (ITALIAN, 1858-1911)

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Description: GAETANO D'ESPOSITO (ITALIAN, 1858-1911) A Royal Naval Battleship off the Grand Harbour, Valetta, Malta Gouache Signed and dated 'G. D'Esposito 1899' (lower left) 12.75 x 16.75in. (32.5 x 42.5cm.) ++Foxing; waterstaining; scuffing to edge; retouched at bow.

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TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

Lot 17: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

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Description: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951) Sir Thomas Lipton with his America's Cup challenger "Shamrock" taking the salute off the Statue of Liberty at dusk, 1899 Oil on canvas Signed 'TFR Thompson ©' (lower right) 17.5 x 23.5in. (44.5 x 59.5cm.) ++Gallery condition.

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TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

Lot 18: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

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Description: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951) Hot Pursuit in Heavy Seas Oil on canvas Signed and dated 'TFR Thompson ©'; artist's title to verso 21.5 x 29.5in. (54.5 x 75cm.) ++Gallery condition.

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TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

Lot 19: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

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Description: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951) "Thetis" entering Newport Harbour Oil on board Signed '..Thompson' (lower left), artist's title to verso 9.5 x 11.5in. (24 x 29cm.) ++Gallery condition.

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TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

Lot 20: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

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Description: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951) French Six Metre Yacht, cruising in company with a Four Masted Clipper Oil on canvas Signed '..Thompson' (lower left), artist's title to verso 7.75 x 9.5in. (19.5 x 24cm.) ++Gallery condition.

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ALFRED J. JANSEN (DUTCH, 1859-1935)

Lot 21: ALFRED J. JANSEN (DUTCH, 1859-1935)

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Description: ALFRED J. JANSEN (DUTCH, 1859-1935) The Cargo Ship "Cromer" Oil on canvas Signed, inscribed and dated 'A.J. Jansen R'Dam '25' (lower right) 14.75 x 22.25in. (37.5 x 56.5cm.) ++cracking along stretcher marks, would benefit from re-line and light clean

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ALFRED J. JANSEN (DUTCH, 1859-1935)

Lot 22: ALFRED J. JANSEN (DUTCH, 1859-1935)

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Description: ALFRED J. JANSEN (DUTCH, 1859-1935) Passenger Ship "Malines" Oil on canvas Signed, inscribed and dated 'A.J. Jansen R'dam '25' (lower right) 14 x 22in. (35.5 x 56cm.) ++Cracking along stretcher lines, small puncture top left, would benefit from clean and reline

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J.D. McLEAN (BRITISH, 19th CENTURY)

Lot 23: J.D. McLEAN (BRITISH, 19th CENTURY)

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Description: J.D. McLEAN (BRITISH, 19th CENTURY) "Alexandra" in gale, January 9th 1882, Malta to Corfu Signed and dated 'J.D. McLean '82' (lower right); and inscribed as per title on old stretcher 15.5 x 19.75in. (39.5 x 50cm.) Built at Chatham and commissioned at Flagship Mediterranean in 1877, Alexandra (named after the new Princess of Wales) was the last ship to mount full broadside armament below deck, and the first to deploy high-pressure cylindrical boilers which drove her 9,490 tons equipped with 21-foot screws to 14.5 knots - the fastest warship in the world at the time. In 1891 she became flagship to the R.N. reserve at Portsmouth, then a mechanical training ship in 1903 and was sold in 1908. ++Original condition, needs light clean; original frame.

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H.J. MORGAN ( BRITISH, 19TH-CENTURY )

Lot 24: H.J. MORGAN ( BRITISH, 19TH-CENTURY )

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Description: H.J. MORGAN (BRITISH, 19TH-CENTURY) The Mediterranean Squadron drying its sails Oil on canvas Signed 'H.J. Morgan' (lower right) 15.5 x 29in. (39.5 x 74cm.) ++Original condition, benefit from light clean, sun cracking in thick paint.

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TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

Lot 25: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

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Description: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951) 'Salud' (Spanish Brig) Oil on canvas Signed 'Tim Thompson' (lower right), artist's title to verso 19.75 x 23.75in. (50 x 60.5cm.) ++Yellowing in sky, needs a clean.

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TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

Lot 26: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951)

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Description: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B. 1951) The Heat of Battle, French Frigate v English Cutter Oil on canvas Signed 'Tim Thompson' (lower right), artist's title to verso 19.75 x 23.75in. (50 x 60.5cm.) ++Yellowing in sky, would benefit from a clean.

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TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B.1951)

Lot 27: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B.1951)

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Description: TIM THOMPSON (BRITISH, B.1951) HMS 'Bellerophon', 44-gun Warship, off Cowes, 1820, Launched Greenwich 1796 Watercolour heightened with bodycolour Signed twice 'Tim Thompson' (lower left/lower right) 7.25 x 10.75in. (18.5 x 27cm.) ++Gallery condition.

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SIR EDWARD AUGUSTUS INGLEFIELD (BRITISH NAVAL SCHOOL, 1820-1894)

Lot 29: SIR EDWARD AUGUSTUS INGLEFIELD (BRITISH NAVAL SCHOOL, 1820-1894)

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Description: SIR EDWARD AUGUSTUS INGLEFIELD (BRITISH NAVAL SCHOOL, 1820-1894) Intelligence [Before Trafalgar] Watercolour Initialled 'E.A.I.' (lower left), and inscribed 'Intelligence' (lower right); with artist's inscription to verso reading Lord Nelson's Inshore Squadron giving him the "Intelligence" that the French Fleet hath put to sea E.A. Inglefield; and ?owner's name, Grenville 12.5 x 17in. (32 x 43cm.) Inglefield led one of the earliest expeditions to discover the fate of the missing arctic explorer, Sir John Franklin, setting out in July 1852 in command of Lady Franklin's private steamer, Isabel. Upon reaching the Arctic, he took the opportunity to survey Greenland's west coast and much of Baffin Island's eastern coast. He retired in 1885 and devoted his time to paintings and watercolours, becoming Chairman of the Arts Section of the Chelsea Naval Exhibition of 1891, at which he also exhibited. ++Rub marks to margins, some mild spotting in sky, old crease extending from top right to centre left, unexamined out of frame. Framed size 20.75 x 24.5in.

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ENGLISH NAVAL SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH-CENTURY

Lot 30: ENGLISH NAVAL SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH-CENTURY

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Description: ENGLISH NAVAL SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH-CENTURY General Sir Thomas Graham's expeditionary force coming ashore near Algeciras, across the bay from Gibraltar, in February 1811 Wash over pencil, on watermarked paper for 'Whatman, 1811' 10.5 x 16.75in. (26.5 x 42.5cm.) ++Two small punctures to middle of sky; slightly faded.

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ENGLISH NAVAL SCHOOL, LATE 18TH-CENTURY

Lot 31: ENGLISH NAVAL SCHOOL, LATE 18TH-CENTURY

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Description: ENGLISH NAVAL SCHOOL, LATE 18TH-CENTURY The fleet under the command of V:A: Lord Hood at Spithead 1791 Watercolour on card 3 x 4.75in. (7.6 x 12cm.) This interesting miniature watercolour appears to have been removed from a midshipman's log and details the two lines of ships present at this review, each craft numbered corresponding to a key below, and which included many of the principal ships of the day, including Victory, Cumberland, Vanguard etc. ++Strong overall condition; colours remain vibrant; remnant of blue paper to reverse from previous album page mount.

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19TH-CENTURY WATERCOLOUR COLLAGE THOUGHT TO DEPICT THE ACTION BETWEEN ALCESTE AND ACTIVE AGAINST PERSANNE, 29TH NOVEMBER 1811

Lot 32: 19TH-CENTURY WATERCOLOUR COLLAGE THOUGHT TO DEPICT THE ACTION BETWEEN ALCESTE AND ACTIVE AGAINST PERSANNE, 29TH NOVEMBER 1811

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Description: 19TH-CENTURY WATERCOLOUR COLLAGE THOUGHT TO DEPICT THE ACTION BETWEEN ALCESTE AND ACTIVE AGAINST PERSANNE, 29TH NOVEMBER 1811 Built up in layered paper with silk rigging over painted sea and sky 14.5 x 19.75in. (37 x 50cm.). Framed and glazed ++Overall condition appears to be good, some fading to the sea, light areas of dirt or dust. Framed size 18.5 x 24in. (47 x 61cm.)

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WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE R.A. (BRITISH, 1851-1931)

Lot 33: WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE R.A. (BRITISH, 1851-1931)

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Description: WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE R.A. (BRITISH, 1851-1931) The Victory entering Portsmouth Drypoint etching Signed in pencil 'W.L. Wyllie' (lower left) 8.5 x 19.25in. (21.5 x 49cm.). Framed and glazed Provenance: with Chris Beetles, 1988 ++Unexamined out of frame, good apparent condition, framed size 18 x 28in.

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WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE R.A. (BRITISH, 1851-1931)

Lot 34: WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE R.A. (BRITISH, 1851-1931)

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Description: WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE R.A. (BRITISH, 1851-1931) The Victory entering Dry Dock Drypoint etching Signed in pencil 'W.L. Wyllie' (lower left) Plate size 8.5 x 12.5in. (21.5 x 32cm.). Framed and glazed Provenance: Wyllie Gallery, London. ++Fine condition; framed size -- 19 x 22in.

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WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE R.A. (BRITISH, 1851-1931)

Lot 35: WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE R.A. (BRITISH, 1851-1931)

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Description: WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE R.A. (BRITISH, 1851-1931) Two drypoint etchings of H.M.S. Victory Signed 'W.L. Wyllie' (lower left) 6 x 10in. (15 x 25.5cm.) (2) ++Fine overall condition

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•ROWLAND LANGMAID (BRITISH, 1897-1956)

Lot 36: •ROWLAND LANGMAID (BRITISH, 1897-1956)

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Description: •ROWLAND LANGMAID (BRITISH, 1897-1956) H.M.S. Victory (in her last resting place) Signed etching with drypoint 6 x 7in. (15 x 18cm.); together with another similar -- 6 x 8.5in. (15 x 21.5cm.) (2) ++Unexamined out of frame, the second one with some discolouration.

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STEEL'S NAVAL LIST, 1803

Lot 37: STEEL'S NAVAL LIST, 1803

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Description: STEEL'S NAVAL LIST, 1803 printed by C.&W. Galabin, London, and comprising lists corrected for each month, with pink and blue inserts for special announcements of naval interest, bound in a single volume, later blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine -- 6 x 6in. (15 x 15cm.) ++All books sold not subject to return. all months present, some spotting, boards later, generally very clean and tidy.

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STEEL'S NAVAL LIST, 1810

Lot 38: STEEL'S NAVAL LIST, 1810

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Description: STEEL'S NAVAL LIST, 1810 printed by P. Mason with monthly updated lists bound as one between later blue cloth board with gilt titles to spine -- 6.5 x 4.25in. (16.5 x 11cm.) ++All books sold not subject to return Some minor foxing on first few pages, very clean thereafter.

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NAVAL LISTS

Lot 39: NAVAL LISTS

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Description: NAVAL LISTS printed by W. Clowes for John Murray for 1834; 1841 and 1844, bound in one volume with cloth boards (later); together with original newspaper issues comprising the Edinburgh Advertiser for 7/12/1798 detailing the capture and treatment of Capt. Edward Berry on the Généreux plundered of every article save the clothes on their backs..; The Lancaster Gazette for 21/12/1805 with reports of Nelson's body arriving off Deal (.. His Majesties ship, with their flags half staff high..) and Napoleon's military defeats by the Austro-Russian armies; The London Chronicle for 13/5/1806 with a lengthy description of Benjamin West's picture of the "Death of Nelson"; and two late 19th-Century photographs of a crowd at the launch of a ram-bowed battle ship [unidentified]; and a glass lantern slide of HMS Queen Elizabeth (7, a lot) ++Books sold not subject to return. Lists appear complete, title page browned, repaired; binding rubbed; papers are from broken folios, fragile spines but good for age; photographs have been rolled and are on thin paper, some tears, creasing; slide is good.

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'THE GLORIOUS BATTLE OF THE NILE..'

Lot 40: 'THE GLORIOUS BATTLE OF THE NILE..'

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Description: 'THE GLORIOUS BATTLE OF THE NILE..' published April 1st, 1800 by Bunney & Gold on wove paper, an allegorical print showing the British Lion spearing the French Cockerel; flanked by the ships' and captains' names in cartouches terminating with a foul anchor, plate -- 10 x 13in . (25.5 x 33cm.); together with 'Admiral Lord Nelson of the Nile', printed 1799 by G. Riley, Old Bailey; Short Account of Lord Nelson's defeat of the French at the Nile entitled 'Panorama Leicester Square'; a memorial print after De Koster, 1806; and a manuscript letter written from the ?revenue cutter Hawke, dated Nov 24th, 1810 addressed to 'Messrs Cobb & Son, Margate' stating that the author was detained for having a little contraband spirits in my possession.. (5) ++Bunney & Gold cropped close to plate; Short Account cropped on or within plate; paper condition clear and strong for all, they present well.

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THE ANGLO-DUTCH FLEET

Lot 41: THE ANGLO-DUTCH FLEET

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Description: THE ANGLO-DUTCH FLEET A Journal Of The English and Dutch Fleet, Commanded By Admiral Russel. "From June 23rd, the time of their sailing from Torbay, to August the 10th, the time of their returning to said Bay, 1691...In a letter from an Officer on board the Lenox in Torbay, to a Person of Quality in Chelsea...". A very rare booklet comprising the full account of the Officer, relating the events of pursuing the French Fleet for seven weeks along the coasts, and describing an action near Ushant, where 8 of the 40 French ships were taken. Lot also includes two small, original, separate and maps of the town of Brest and adjacent coasts, dated 1693, which were visited during the voyage. The account comprises the entire booklet, consisting of 4 pages (29" of Column Space in total), in a complete and genuine issue of A JOURNAL OF THE ENGLISH AND DUTCH FLEET, dated August, 21st, 1691.

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THE VOYAGES AND DEATH OF CAPTAIN COOK

Lot 42: THE VOYAGES AND DEATH OF CAPTAIN COOK

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Description: THE VOYAGES AND DEATH OF CAPTAIN COOK " A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, performed undr the Directions of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in his Majesty's Ships. The Resolution and Discovery, in 1776, 1777, 1778, and 1780...". an excellent and lengthy article, in three volumes, covering the epic, and at the time secretive voyages to the Pacific, upon where at the end in 1799, he meets his death in Hawaii. The report is full of details regarding the voyages themselves as well as the discovered lands, flora, fauna and natives. Upon the death of Cook himself, full details are given of the surrounding events of the day, based on the reports of Captain Clerke. In all, 88" of Column Space, in three complete and genuine issues of THE LONDON CHRONICLE, dated the 13th and 29th of July, and 9th of September, 1784.

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THE FIRST FLEET

Lot 43: THE FIRST FLEET

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Description: THE FIRST FLEET A Series Of Articles, All Relating To Transportation To Botany Bay. "It is said, that ships are to proceed annually to Botany Bay with convicts from several gaols in the kingdom. Those, who are in the high road to this new settlement, should be reminded that there are no ale-houses and no gin-flops are to be found there. To work or starve will be the only alternative...". The article continues, as well as notification of a sentencing to transportation (in all, 3" of Column Space), and a bonus descriptive article on Cook's voyage to America on the Adventure (4" of Column Space), in a complete and genuine issue of THE MORNING POST AND DAILY ADVERTISER, dated November 1st, 1786; together with "The Botany Bay scheme is by no means given up, nor is the departure of the ships that are to carry over the convicts retarded. They are to sail about Christmas, as first proposed by the Government. The greatest difficulty the Government has to contend with, in prosecuting the undertaking, is the expense...". Some articles relating to the Governmental side of transportation, the domestic difficulties contended with relating to felons, as well as a new code of laws laid before the King for the new settlement. Also an article relating to a challenge by the Dutch to the settlement at Botany Bay, as well as a sailing notice for the ships to prepare at Spithead. In all 7.75" of Column Space, in two genuine and complete issues of THE SALISBURY AND WINCHESTER JOURNAL, dated October 30th, and November 27th, 1786. (3)

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THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY

Lot 44: THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY

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Description: THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY " ...On the 28th, the Cabin of Captain Bligh, who commanded the Bounty, was forcibly entered by the Officer of the Watch, assisted by three others, who dragged him instantly to the Deck, menacing his life, if he attempted to speak. His Endeavours to bring back the Conspirators to their Duty proved of no avail. Each of the Desperadoes was armed with a drawn Cutlass, or fixed Bayonet; and all their Musquets were avowed to be charged!...." A most detailed and excellent lengthy article describing the details of the mutiny on board the Bounty, as well as Captain Bligh and the Officers' epic voyage to Timor. The account also extends to the survivors' consequent passages, and some background on the chief mutineer, Fletcher Christian. An extensive and newsworthy article (Page 2, Columns 1-2, 15" of Column Space), all in a complete and genuine issue of JACKSON'S OXFORD JOURNAL, dated March, 20th, 1790; together with "...Extract of a Letter from a midshipman, aged sixteen, on board His Majesty's ship Bounty, commanded by Captain Bligh, now on her voyage to Otaheite..." A lengthy article describing the outward bound voyage of the Bounty, sent from the Cape of Good Hope, before departing to Van Diemen's Land, 10 months prior to the mutiny. The letter describes the various ports of call, with descriptions of natural features, wildlife, and weather, and eventually the illness, storms, and deteriorating conditions on board. A long and descriptive account, (Back Page, Columns 1-2, 18" of Column Space, in a complete and genuine issue of THE CRAFTSMAN; OR, SAY'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, dated December, 6th, 1788. (2)

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THE BOMBARDMENT OF ALGIERS

Lot 45: THE BOMBARDMENT OF ALGIERS

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Description: THE BOMBARDMENT OF ALGIERS A Series Of Papers Relating To The Anglo-Dutch Fleet Under Lord Exmouth. "...A record of the glorious result of our success at Algiers, in the solemn declaration of the Dey Of Algiers, by which the practice of condemning Christian prisoners of war to slavery is formally and for ever renounced....". Several papers all related to the events surrounding the famous bombardment of Algiers, in 1816, in which Lord Exmouth ended the practice of white slavery in the Mediterranean, freeing some 3000 slaves, and put an end to the activities of the Barbary Pirates. The papers cover some of the acts of hostility that led to the punitive expedition, with reports of the bloody engagement itself, as well as referencing the results of the action. In all, 45" of Column Space, in 9 complete and genuine issues of THE TIMES, dated August 28th, September 3rd, 6th, 10th, 14th, 18th, 19th, 26th, and 30th, 1816. (9)

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THE NAUTICAL MAGAZINE AND NAVAL CHRONICLE

Lot 46: THE NAUTICAL MAGAZINE AND NAVAL CHRONICLE

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Description: THE NAUTICAL MAGAZINE AND NAVAL CHRONICLE published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co., London for 1832, 1833, 1834, 1837, 1838, 1840, 1841, 1843, 1844, 1847, 1849, 1850, mostly bound between blue gilt hard covers with decorated spines -- 8.5 x 5.5in. (21.5 x 14cm.) (12) ++Books are sold not subject to return Rubbed and wear; some foxing; detached labels to spine; 1832, 3, 4 have marbled boards.

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BIOGRAPHIA NAUTICA: OR, MEMOIRS OF THOSE ILLUSTRIOUS SEAMEN TO WHOSE INTREPIDITY AND CONDUCT THE ENGLISH ARE INDEBTED FOR... BY DR. J. CAMPBELL, AND JOHN KENT, PUBLISHED BY J. WILLIAMS, DUBLIN, 1785

Lot 47: BIOGRAPHIA NAUTICA: OR, MEMOIRS OF THOSE ILLUSTRIOUS SEAMEN TO WHOSE INTREPIDITY AND CONDUCT THE ENGLISH ARE INDEBTED FOR... BY DR. J. CAMPBELL, AND JOHN KENT, PUBLISHED BY J. WILLIAMS, DUBLIN, 1785

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Description: BIOGRAPHIA NAUTICA: OR, MEMOIRS OF THOSE ILLUSTRIOUS SEAMEN TO WHOSE INTREPIDITY AND CONDUCT THE ENGLISH ARE INDEBTED FOR... BY DR. J. CAMPBELL, AND JOHN KENT, PUBLISHED BY J. WILLIAMS, DUBLIN, 1785 in five volumes with plates, rebound in modern brown cloth; together with an illustrated dictionary of trading areas for 1844 (6) ++All books sold not subject to return. Kent's Lives of Admirals in fair condition, with some spotting and browning to edges, the dictionary with original covers rubbed at edges.

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DR. JOHN CAMPBELL: 'THE HISTORY AND LIVES OF THE BRITISH ADMIRALS..'

Lot 48: DR. JOHN CAMPBELL: 'THE HISTORY AND LIVES OF THE BRITISH ADMIRALS..'

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Description: DR. JOHN CAMPBELL: 'THE HISTORY AND LIVES OF THE BRITISH ADMIRALS..' printed for John Stockdale, London, 1813 in eight volumes with dedication to Prince Regent, armorial owner's plates inside covers, fine leather boards with decorated gilt spines (8) ++All books sold not subject to return Mild spotting to front title pages, rest is clear and in good order; bindings very attractive and in good condition.

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COL. CYRIL FIELD: 'BRITAIN'S SEA SOLDIERS', A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL MARINES PUBLISHED BY LYCEUM PRESS, LIVERPOOL, 1924, WITH FOREWORD BY EARL BEATTY, VOLUMES 1 AND 2;

Lot 49: COL. CYRIL FIELD: 'BRITAIN'S SEA SOLDIERS', A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL MARINES PUBLISHED BY LYCEUM PRESS, LIVERPOOL, 1924, WITH FOREWORD BY EARL BEATTY, VOLUMES 1 AND 2;

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Description: COL. CYRIL FIELD: 'BRITAIN'S SEA SOLDIERS', A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL MARINES PUBLISHED BY LYCEUM PRESS, LIVERPOOL, 1924, WITH FOREWORD BY EARL BEATTY, VOLUMES 1 AND 2; together with Jane Blumberg's History of the Royal Marines between 1914-1919, bound as a set with decorated blue cloth boards and gilt title spines -- 11 x 9in. (28 x 23cm.) (3) ++All books sold not subject to return Some yellowing to page edges. Spines faded. Covers a little rubbed along bottom edge. Otherwise these appear to be in clear and original condition.

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A QUANTITY OF NELSON-RELATED PRINTS:

Lot 50: A QUANTITY OF NELSON-RELATED PRINTS:

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Description: A QUANTITY OF NELSON-RELATED PRINTS: comprising four coloured engravings by Worthington after Bromley for the 'Battle of the Nile/Boarding the San Josef/Storming a post at San Juan/Pursuit of the Bear'; 'The Death of Nelson' after J.M.W. Turner; 'Relics of Trafalgar' after C.W. Nicholls, all mounted; and a loose coloured print of 'Lady Hamilton' after Romney (7) ++Gallery condition.

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Whitby: A CAPTAIN COOK ADVERTISING POSTER, CIRCA 1935

Lot 51: Whitby: A CAPTAIN COOK ADVERTISING POSTER, CIRCA 1935

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Description: Whitby: A CAPTAIN COOK ADVERTISING POSTER, CIRCA 1935 After Fred Taylor(?) and entitled Capt. Cook embarking 1776 Coloured lithograph laid on canvas -- 39.5 x 49.5in. (100 x 126cm.) ++Three vertical fold marks with faint staining; colours remain strong and paper in good overall condition.

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