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Antique print of Airth Castle, Falkirk

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ANTIQUE PRINT: AIRTH.

BILLINGS, Robert William, 1815-1874 : AIRTH.

[Edinburgh : William Paterson, ca.1870]. A finely worked antique print – a dramatic view of Airth Castle near Falkirk. Engraved by George Belles Smith (1820-1875) from an original study by the architect and illustrator R. W. Billings. Originally produced for the part-work “Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland”, first published between 1845 and 1852 and here in a slightly later edition. For more on George Belles Smith, see my Bookhunter on Safari blog-post of 15th November 2012.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 184 x 228mm (approx. 7-1/4” x 9”). A few minor marks and specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: DUNMORE PARK.

[LYDON, Frank (Alexander Francis), 1836-1917] : DUNMORE PARK.

[London : W. Mackenzie, 1880]. A pleasing antique print – Dunmore Park House near Falkirk – a view from the park. A technically highly accomplished production, colour printed in eight or more overlays from separate wooden blocks by Benjamin Fawcett (1808-1893) from original draughts (drawn on the wood) by Frank Lydon. Originally produced for the Francis Orpen Morris part-work “County Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland” (1864-1880).
Multiple wood block engraving in colours (chromoxylograph). Engraved surface 137 x 188mm (approx. 5-3/8” x 7-3/8”). A few tiny specks, but verall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: AIRTH CASTLE. STIRLINGSHIRE.

[NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847] : AIRTH CASTLE. STIRLINGSHIRE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A pleasing antique print – Airth Castle near Falkirk – a man with a covered basket admires the view. Engraved by Henry Wallis (1805-1890) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 95 x 126mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 5”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: DUNMORE PARK. STIRLINGSHIRE.

[NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847] : DUNMORE PARK. STIRLINGSHIRE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A pleasing antique print – Dunmore Park House near Falkirk as built by William Wilkins in 1822. Engraved by Henry Wallis (1805-1890) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 96 x 122mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 4-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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