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  1. Trade card: David Loudon’s - Chelsea - Bun House.
  2. Unusual 18th century trade card for David Loudon’s Bunn House at Chelsey (London). The illustration shows the building, and its measurements, which once stood in the Ranelagh Gardens area of Chelsea. It was demolished in around 1839 and the contents, including several curios, were auctioned. Also shown are the Royal Coat of Arms (The Bun House served Royalty!), two Grenadier soldiers, three Freemasons and an unidentified Coat of Arms, possibly that of the family Loudon had previously worked for. Designed by William Hogarth. Original hand colouring.
    Circa: 1730.
    Condition: Poor, torn along roofline of building, but complete. Mounted on backing card.
    Size: 378 x 216mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001016]
  5. £3000.00
 
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  1. Trade Card: Edward Walbancke - Undertaker - Holbourn (London).
  2. Fine 18th century trade card for William Walbancke, Undertaker, Hosier and Glover. At the Three Kings, opposite Great Turnstile, Holbourn (Holborn). There is a hand written note on the reverse, dated Aug 5th 1760.
    William died, aged 52, of St Anthony's Fire (Ergotism), which it’s said, he contracted whilst attending a funeral.
    Condition: Fine, some light creasing where it’s been folded.
    Size: 162mm x 203mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001015]
  5. £1500.00
 
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  1. Trade Card: Restaurant de Paris - London.
  2. Victorian trade card for the Restaurant de Paris, 51 Gracechurch Street, City of London. This card is bi-lingual (English/French) and illustrated on both sides.
    The French side shows the Crystal Palace from The Great Exhibition of 1851 (A very popular tourist attraction!).
    The English side shows the restaurant itself. Along with their breakfasts, dinners, suppers, grog, punch and french cakes, foreign languages are spoken and european newspapers are available.
    Condition: Fine.
    Size: 114 x 77mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001009]
  5. £220.00
 
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  1. Trade Card: Waller - Orange Merchant - London.
  2. 19th century trade card for Waller, Orange Merchant. 26 Botolph Lane, Lower Thames Street. Illustrated with an image of the ‘New' London Bridge which opened in 1831.
    Condition: Fine.
    Size: 87 x 60mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001001]
  5. £185.00
 
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  1. Trade Card: William Fenner - Stationer and Bookseller - London.
  2. Fine 18th century trade card for William Fenner, Stationer and Bookseller, in Paternoster Row, London. Beginning by assisting his Mother with his late Father’s business, William Fenner opened his own shop and went on to become Master of the Stationers Company in 1786.
    Circa: 1760.
    Condition: Front fine, one small piece of tape on the reverse, no rips or tears.
    Size: 119 x 145mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001013]
  5. £750.00
 
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  1. Trade Card: William Judson - Trunk Maker - York.
  2. 18th century trade card for William Judson, Trunk Maker, late journeyman (apprentice) to Mr Foster, High Holborn, London, at his shop on Ousebridge, York. Judson’s trade card also appears inside the Grimsley Trunk, believed to have been owned by Abraham Lincoln.
    Condition: Fine.
    Size: 167 x 210mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001014]
  5. £980.00
 
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  1. Trade Card: James Miller - Account Book Manufacturer - London.
  2. Mid 19th century trade card for James Miller, Account Book Manufacturer, No.52 Drury Lane, London. Nicely illustrated, showing the manufacturing process.
    Circa 1840.
    Condition: Front fine, nothing printed on other side, some glue residue.
    Size: 112 x 75mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001007]
  5. £220.00
 
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  1. Trade Card: John Sheldon - Manufacturer of Silver (stationary) - Birmingham.
  2. Nice example of a trade card for John Sheldon, Manufacturer of Silver & Best German Silver, 55 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham. Amongst other things, Sheldon was best known for making writing equipment and patented his designs for pencil and pen cases.
    Circa 1840.
    Condition: Fine.
    Size: 100 x 69mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001003]
  5. £220.00
 
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  1. Trade Card: R. Newby - Bookseller - Cambridge.
  2. Beautifully illustrated trade card for R. Newby, Bookseller, Publisher & Stationer, Trinity Street, Cambridge. ‘Libraries purchased. Books exchanged. Books neatly & elegantly bound’.
    Circa 1825.
    Condition: Front fine, some glue residue on reverse.
    Size: 62 x 90mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001002]
  5. £250.00
 
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  1. Trade Card: Scott - Woollen Draper - Lambeth.
  2. Early 19th century trade card, illustrated with the shop front of Scott, Woollen Draper, Tailor & Mercer, No.11 Bridge Road, Lambeth (London). ‘NB. Regimentals & Naval Uniforms made in the neatest manner’.
    Circa 1820.
    Condition: Front fine, some glue residue on reverse.
  3. Size: 75 x 113mm.
  4.  
  5. [Ref: 001005]
  6. £280.00
 
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  1. Trade Card: Septimus Stainton - Omnibus Service - Highbury Barn.
  2. Wonderful trade card for Septimus Stainton. This card is illustrated with an image of his Omnibus ‘Self Defence’ and a timetable of services offered to and from The Bank. Highbury Park/Highbury Barn was a Tea Gardens and Public House on the outskirts of London. The area was developed in to a residential district in the 19th century. Printed by: Le Blond & Co. 4 Walbrook, City.
    Circa 1845.
    Condition: Fine.
    Size: 113 x 77mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001006]
  5. £198.00
 
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  1. Poster: Argyll Rooms - Grand Casino - Haymarket (London).
  2. Mid Victorian poster for the Argyll Rooms, Windmill Street, Haymarket. Entertainment included the Grand Casino, instrumental concert, with 'celebrated’ fifty piece band, and dancing. The Argyll Rooms opened in around 1850 and closed on 30th November 1878. Nowadays it’s the Trocadero.
    Condition: Fair, some small marks, mounted on backing card.
    Size: 330 x 415mm.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 001017]
  5. £1200.00