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ANTIQUE PRINT: ANCIENT BRIDGE, CHAPOO [ZHAPU].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : ANCIENT BRIDGE, CHAPOO [ZHAPU].

London : Fisher, Son & Co., [1843]. A handsome antique print - the ancient port of Zhapu. Engraved by Robert Sands (1782-1855) from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 147 x 191mm (approx. 5-3/4" x 7-1/2"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ANCIENT TOMBS NEAR AMOY [XIAMEN].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : ANCIENT TOMBS NEAR AMOY [XIAMEN].

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1843]. An interesting antique print - a view of the ancestral burial grounds. Engraved by William Alexander le Petit (fl.1829-1855) from an original sketch by Captain James Stoddart R.N. (who had served in the First Opium War) worked up for publication by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 146 x 189mm (approx. 5-3/4" x 7-3/8"). Mild creasing to lower margin, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CITY OF AMOY, FROM THE TOMBS [XIAMEN].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : CITY OF AMOY, FROM THE TOMBS [XIAMEN].

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1843]. An interesting antique print - a view of the treaty port of Amoy (Xiamen) from the burial grounds above. Engraved by Arthur Willmore (1814-1888) from an original sketch by Captain James Stoddart R.N. (who had served in the First Opium War) worked up for publication by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 146 x 189mm (approx. 5-3/4" x 7-3/8"). A hint of tanning to extreme outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE FOOCHUN HILL, IN THE PROVINCE OF CHE KIANG [HANGZHOU].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : THE FOOCHUN HILL, IN THE PROVINCE OF CHE KIANG [HANGZHOU].

London : Fisher, Son & Co., [1843]. A pleasant antique print - a scene on the Fuchen River in Zhejiang province. Engraved by Joseph Clayton Bentley (1809-1851) from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 144 x 191mm (approx. 5-3/4" x 7-1/2"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE FORTRESS OF TERROR, TING-HAI [ZHOUSHAN].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : THE FORTRESS OF TERROR, TING-HAI [ZHOUSHAN].

London : Fisher, Son & Co., [1843]. A most attractive antique print - a view of the Fortress of Terror at Dinghai - captured by the British in the First Opium War. Engraved by Edward Paxman Brandard (1819-1898) from an original sketch by Captain James Stoddart R.N. (who had served in the war) worked up for publication by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 145 x 192mm (approx. 5-3/4" x 7-1/2"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE HEA HILLS, CHAOU-KING-FOO [ZHAOQING].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : THE HEA HILLS, CHAOU-KING-FOO [ZHAOQING].

London : Fisher, Son & Co., [1843]. A charming antique print - the limestone crags on the river near Zhaoqing. Engraved by Edward Paxman Brandard (1819-1898) from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 146 x 197mm (approx. 5-3/4" x 7-3/4"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [GUANGZHOU] HOUSE OF CONSEEQUA, A CHINESE MERCHANT, IN THE SUBURBS OF CANTON. FROM A DRAWING IN THE POSSESSION OF SIR GEO. STAUNTON, BART.

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : HOUSE OF CONSEEQUA, A CHINESE MERCHANT, IN THE SUBURBS OF CANTON [GUANGZHOU]. FROM A DRAWING IN THE POSSESSION OF SIR GEO. STAUNTON, BART.

London : Fisher, Son & Co., [1843]. An attractive antique print - the elegant house of the Chinese merchant who engaged in so much business with European and American traders in the early nineteenth century. The first two wisteria plants brought to England in 1816 were obtained from Conseequa. Engraved by Samuel Bradshaw (fl.1832-1879) from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper.Engraved surface 148 x 194mm (approx. 5-7/8" x 7-5/8"). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: IMPERIAL PALACE AT TSEAOU-SHAN [ZHOUSHAN].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : IMPERIAL PALACE AT TSEAOU-SHAN [ZHOUSHAN].

London : Fisher, Son & Co., [1843]. A handsome antique print - the island group of Zhoushan - small craft on the water. Engraved by Francis William Topham (1808-1877) from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 144 x 194mm (approx. 5-3/4" x 7-5/8"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MOUTH OF THE RIVER CHIN-KEANG [SHANGHAI].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : MOUTH OF THE RIVER CHIN-KEANG [SHANGHAI].

London : Fisher, Son & Co., [1843]. A handsome antique print - the mouth of the Yangtze or Chang Jiang River in the vicinity of Shanghai - fishing boats on the water. Engraved by James Sands (1803-1882) from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 145 x 193mm (approx. 5-3/4" x 7-5/8"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NANKING, FROM THE PORCELAIN TOWER [NANJING].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : NANKING, FROM THE PORCELAIN TOWER [NANJING].

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1843]. A charming antique print - a bird's-eye view of Nanjing and the Yangtze. Engraved by Edward Radclyffe (1810?-1863) from an original sketch by Captain James Stoddart R.N. (who had served in the First Opium War) worked up for publication by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 149 x 190mm (approx. 5-7/8" x 7-1/2"). A hint of tanning to extreme outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE PASS OF YANG CHOW [HANGZHOU].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : THE PASS OF YANG CHOW [HANGZHOU].

London : Fisher, Son & Co., [1843]. A pleasant antique print - a riverside scene at Hangzhou or Hangchow. Engraved by James Tibbetts Willmore A.R.A. (1800-1863) from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 148 x 192mm (approx. 5-7/8" x 7-1/2"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PUNISHMENT OF THE BASTINADO.

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : PUNISHMENT OF THE BASTINADO.

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1843]. An interesting antique print - a man with a cane prepares to beat the feet of a man pinioned to the ground - the form of punishment known as the bastinado or falanga. Engraved by W. Weatherhead from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 142 x 187mm (approx. 5-5/8" x 7-3/8"). A couple of tiny scuffs to sky area, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PUNISHMENT OF THE TCHA OR CANGUE. TING-HAI [ZHOUSHAN].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : PUNISHMENT OF THE TCHA OR CANGUE. TING-HAI [ZHOUSHAN].

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1843]. An interesting antique print - a European depiction of the Chinese punishment of the wooden board or cangue - the prisoner is helped to eat - a scene at Dinghai in Zhoushan. Engraved by G. Paterson from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 148 x 192mm (approx. 5-7/8" x 7-5/8"). A hint of tanning to extreme outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TSEIH SING YEN, OR THE SEVEN STAR MOUNTAINS [GUILIN].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : TSEIH SING YEN, OR THE SEVEN STAR MOUNTAINS [GUILIN].

London : Fisher, Son & Co., [1843]. An attractive antique print - the Seven Crags or Seven Peaks at Guilin, now turned into the Seven Stars Park. Engraved by Thomas Abiel Prior (1809-1866) from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 151 x 199mm (approx. 6" x 7-3/4"). A couple of tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: VALE OF TING-HAI, CHUSAN [ZHOUSHAN].

ALLOM, Thomas, 1804-1872 : VALE OF TING-HAI, CHUSAN [ZHOUSHAN].

London : Fisher, Son & Co., [1843]. A view across the valley of Dinghai to the archipelago. Engraved by Samuel Bradshaw (1810-1888) from a study by the well-known Thomas Allom. Originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 148 x 194mm (approx. 5-7/8" x 7-5/8"). A couple of tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: TEMPLE OF BUDDHA, CANTON [GUANGZHOU].

CAPONE, William Holmes, 1810-1881 : TEMPLE OF BUDDHA, CANTON [GUANGZHOU].

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1843]. An interesting and attractive antique print - a European depiction of the interior of a temple at Guangzhou. Engraved by William Holmes Capone (1810-1881) and originally produced for the part-work "China in a Series of Views" (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 148 x 189mm (approx. 5-3/4" x 7-1/2"). Very faint crease to lower margin, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NANKIN [NANJING].

COOKE, George, 1781-1834 : NANKIN [NANJING].

London : Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1810. An attractive antique print - a distant view of the celebrated Chinese city. Engraved by George Cooke for an unidentified early nineteenth-century publication.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 167 x 219mm (approx. 6-5/8" x 8-5/8"). Mild tanning to extreme outer margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE PORCELAIN PAGODA AT NANKIN [NANJING].

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE PORCELAIN PAGODA AT NANKIN [NANJING].

London : Thomas Kelly, [ca.1820]. A charming antique print - an early nineteenth-century English view of the celebrated Porcelain Tower at Nanjing. Originally produced for an unidentifed Thomas Kelly publication.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 142 x 204mm (approx. 6" x 8"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CHINESE PAGODAH, - BETWEEN CANTON & WHAMPOA [GUANGZHOU].

FIELDING, Anthony Vandyke Copley, 1787-1855 : CHINESE PAGODAH, - BETWEEN CANTON & WHAMPOA [GUANGZHOU].

London : London Printing & Publishing Co., [ca.1860]. An attractive antique print - a pagoda on the Pearl River between Guangzhou (Canton) and Huangpu (Whampoa). Engraved by Thomas Jeavons (1794-1867) from a sketch by Captain Robert Elliot, worked up for publication by Copley Fielding. Originally produced for Elliot's "Views in the East"(London : 1833) - and here in a slightly later impression.
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 132 x 181mm (approx. 5-1/4" x 7-1/8"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MACAO, FROM THE FORTS OF HEANG-SHAN.

FISHER, Samuel : MACAO, FROM THE FORTS OF HEANG-SHAN.

[London : Fisher, Son & Co., 1843]. A most attractive antique print – a prospect of Macao from the forts. Engraved by Samuel Fisher (fl.1830-1855) and originally produced for the part-work “China in a Series of Views” (London : 1843).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 147 x 189mm (approx. 5-7/8” x 7-1/2”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: FISH MARKET CANTON [GUANGZHOU].

HEINE, Wilhelm, 1827-1885 : FISH MARKET CANTON [GUANGZHOU].

[Washington : 1856]. A handsome antique print - a lively market scene. Lithographed by Napoleon Sarony (1821-1896) from an original study by Wilhelm Heine. Originally produced to accompany Francis L. Hawks, "Narrative of the [Perry] Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan" (Washington : 1856).
Tint lithograph on paper. Additional (later) hand colour. Lithographed surface 172 x 240mm (approx. 6-3/4" x 9-3/8"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£100

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