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Les Grandes Vertus Francaises de Lucien Jonas

Les Grandes Vertus Francaises de Lucien Jonas

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Les Grandes Vertus Francaises de Lucien Jonas

Limited edition collection No 175 of 300

Each plate signed by the artist, Lucien Jonas, in blue.

Size: 43cmx 61.5cm
24 Plates in 4 themed sections.
Each plate has a protective, descriptive sheet.

Premier Theme. Patriotisme: Planche No 1. Le Rampart de Verdun: L'artiste a voulu, par la conception du dessin de cette planche, immortaliser la resistance heroique des Francais pendant l'attaque de Verdun par les Allemands, commencee le 21 fevrier 1916 Condition: Foxed, darkened edges.

Premier Theme. Patriotisme: Planche No 2. Debout les Morts!: Dans cette planche, la genie de l'artiste s'est inspire du mot historique lance en pleine bataille par un de nos heros. Les morts, se reveillant de leur eternel sommeil, presentent les armes (leurs croix) a ceux qui, comme eux, sont morts pour la PatrieCondition: Foxed, darkened edges.

Premier Theme. Patriotisme: Planche No 3. Je ne dirai rien!: Malgre les souffrances de la guerre, l'amour du soldat francais pour le sol sacre de la Patrie lui fait mepriser et braver la Mort en face. Prisonnier de huerre, il se refusera toujours a trahir son pays, sans se soucier des menaces et de l'insolence de ses ennemis.Condition: Slight foxing and darkened edges.

Premier Theme. Patriotisme: Planche No 4. Avant l'Attaque: Instants supreme que ceux precedent le signal de l'attaque. ……….Condition: Slight foxing and darkened edges.

Premier Theme. Patriotisme: Planche No 5. Nos Soldats sous le marmitage. Ils tiennent bon!...: L'Histoire dira avec heroisme le soldat francais a tenu, sous le marmitage……………….Condition: Slight foxing at top and slight blackening to edge

Premier Theme. Patriotisme: Planche No 6. Les Deracines!!!: Qu'ils sont nombreux tous ceux qui, contraints par la barbarie allemande………..Condition: Good

Deuxieme Theme. Abnegation: Planche No 7. Abnegation: L'Abnegation de leur vie par ceux qui defendant la Patrie……….Condition: Good

Deuxieme Theme. Abnegation: Planche No 8. La Grande Offensive: La grande offensive des Allies commence le 1er juillet 1916……Condition: Good

Deuxieme Theme. Abnegation: Planche No 9. Devant le Rempart de Verdun: Cette composition rappellera a nos generations futures les hecatombes d'Allemands sous Verdun……..Condition: Good

Deuxieme Theme. Abnegation: Planche No 10. Pendant le Bombardement des Barbares: Nombreux sont ceux, helas! qui, retenus apar mille liens au foyer……...Condition: Good

Deuxieme Theme. Abnegation: Planche No 11. Un Volontaire!...: Le courage de ceux qui s'offrent cranement, et bravant la mort………..Condition: Good

Deuxieme Theme. Abnegation: Planche No 12. L'Agent de Liaison: Tout come le volontaire, l'agent de liaison est l'abnegation meme……………Condition: Good

Troisieme Theme. Devouement: Planche No 13. Mater Dolorosa!: Parmi tant de coeurs qui se devouent journellement………..Condition: Good

Troisieme Theme. Devouement: Planche No 14. Antigone: Le titre de cette planche, qui reveille en nous de souvenirs filiaux de l'histoire ancienne……….Condition: Slight foxing at top and slight blackening to edge

Troisieme Theme. Devouement: Planche No 15. La Semeuse: L'inspiration de l'artiste, dans la composition de la Semeuse, est sublime……...Condition: Very slight edge damage

Troisieme Theme. Devouement: Planche No 16. Ceux de la Somme: L'histoire future n'aura jaais assez de mots pour glorifier les heros de la Somme……..Condition: Good

Troisieme Theme. Devouement: Planche No 17. L'Aumonier aveugle et le Soldat paralytique: Nombreux sont les cas de devouement de tous ceux qui sont au front………….Condition: Good

Troisieme Theme. Devouement: Planche No 18. Puisque je t'aime mieux comme cela!: Beaucoup de mutiles souffrent a la seule pense que les etres aimes…..Condition: Very slight edge damage

Quatrieme Theme. Resignation: Planche No 19. Resignation!: La resignation pleine de confiance de Francaises des territoires envahis…….Condition: Very slight edge damage

Quatrieme Theme. Resignation: Planche No 20. ILS l'ont tue!: Ils…Ils…. Les Peuples civilises, et parmi eux la France, sauront pour l'eternite qui sont ces Ils…Condition: Very slight edge damage

Quatrieme Theme. Resignation: Planche No 21. Le Guetteur: Les nerfs tendus, l'oeil aux aguets, l'oreille attentive aux moindres bruits….Condition: Good

Quatrieme Theme. Resignation: Planche No 22. Les Grands Blesses: Combien nombreux sont ceux, helas! Auxquels on est oblige de donner ce nom!....Condition: Good

Quatrieme Theme. Resignation: Planche No 23. Prisonniers de Guerre: Combien de ceux tombes aux mains des Allemands au cours d'une bataille……..Condition: Slight damage to bottom edge

Quatrieme Theme. Resignation:
Planche No 24. Le soldat des Regions envahies: Quoi qu'il fasse son devoir comme les autres………..Condition: Slight foxing and darkened edges.

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Price on application, offers in excess of £3500.00 will be considered.

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SNAFFLES - The Despatch Rider

SNAFFLES - The Despatch Rider

650.00

The D.R. "Remarkable close to the old bus's ead to let the stuff go by"

(Rudyard Kipling with the artists apologies):

By the artist Snaffles, .

Size in cms 36 x 50.

Additional information -

Classic Snaffles Print. Charles Johnson Payne

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Sunshine and Dust, Vimy Ridge: by Captain Edward Handley-Read,

Sunshine and Dust, Vimy Ridge:   by Captain Edward Handley-Read,

75.00

Sunshine and Dust, Vimy Ridge:

By the artist Captain Edward Handley-Read, signed by the artist.

Size in cms 59 x 38.5.

Additional information - George Pulman, London

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No Man's Land: by Captain Edward Handley-Read,

No Man's Land:   by Captain Edward Handley-Read,

65.00

No Man's Land:

By the artist Captain Edward Handley-Read, signed by the artist.

Size in cms 59 x 38.5.

Additional information - George Pulman, London

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Neuve Chappelle by J Prinsep Beadle

Neuve Chappelle  by  J Prinsep Beadle

70.00

Neuve Chappelle

By the artist J Prinsep Beadle, signed by the artist.

ltd edition no. No. 78

Additional information -  Royal Academy print, dated 1916 and numbered 280, published by George Pulman & sons Ltd.

Inscription reads, "Neuve Chapelle. March 10th 1915. 2nd Rifle Brigade and 2nd/39th Garhwal Rifles clearing the village.

Signed By J.Prinsep. Beadle".

The print measures 46 x 27 cms. approx and the mount, which is original, 60 x 43 cms.

Unfortunately, this makes it quite expensive to post, but the buyer will be welcome to collect.

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70 page booklet.

Published by the War Office 1948.

WO Code no. 1911

This booklet has amendments and annotation within, which will be of graqt interest to the genuine researcher.
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Mr Steel

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Mr Steel "The Leviathan" 27th October 1877.SPY, Leslie Ward
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Published: 15th February 1906

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Illustrated London News Bound Volumes

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1879 The Illustrated London News. Whole Year. ZULU WAR

1879 The Illustrated London News. Whole Year. ZULU WAR


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1879 The Illustrated London News. This is the most important, popular and sought after year.
Volumes 74 and 75
Volume 74 - January to June 1879 - good condition.
Volume 75 - July to December 1879 - good condition.
These volumes are dominated by The War in Afghanistan and The Zulu War. There are a huge number of engravings, diagrams and maps.
The Afghan War has detailed reports covering Jellalabad, Khyber Pass, Ali Musjid, detailed Portraits of the many Hill Tribes, Candahar, Battle of Futtehabad, Disaster of the 10th Hussars, Gundamuk, The Bala Hissar, General Frederick Roberts,
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Other main events covered are The Dutch Arctic Expedition, The University Boat Race, Cardinal Newman, The eruption of Mount Etna,
The Christmas number has a very nice double page colour plate by Kate Greenaway.
These volumes are heavy, postage to Mainland UK Only is inclusive in the price. Overall condition is good. Front board vol 74 is loose but still attached. A large fold out is in poor condition as is usual.
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1872 The Illustrated London News.

1872 The Illustrated London News.


Price: 240.00

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1872 The Illustrated London News.
Volumes 61
Volume 61 - July to December 1872 - very good condition.
One of the most important events covered in this volume is Henry Morton Stanley finding Dr David Livingstone in Africa. This image is depicted in gilt on the front cover.
These volumes are heavy, postage to Mainland UK Only is inclusive in the price. Overall condition is good.
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1871 The Illustrated London News.

1871 The Illustrated London News.


Price: 185.00

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Volumes 58
Volume 58 - January to June 1871 - very good condition.
This volume is dominated by The Franco Prussian War. There are a huge number of engravings, diagrams and maps.
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1869 The Illustrated London News. Whole Year

1869 The Illustrated London News. Whole Year


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Volumes 54 and Volume 55 bound together in a single volume. In overall good condition.
Approximately 1300 pages of news and thousands of good illustrations.
The creating of the new overland route to India is heavily reported which includes the tunnel at Mont Cenis, Switzerland. There a many fine engravings of this. There is also much coverage, with illustrations, maps and diagrams, of the creation of the Suez Canal.
This volume is very heavy, postage to Mainland UK Only is inclusive in the price. Overall condition is good with some light foxing, as is usual.
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The Illustrated London News  1844  half year only Vol 4

The Illustrated London News 1844 half year only Vol 4


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Extensive coverage of home and world affairs, with many thousands of illustrations. Also advertisements of the day.
Coverage and good illustrations of the news and events of the day.

The Illustrated London News  1845  both volumes

The Illustrated London News 1845 both volumes


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The Illustrated London News

1845 in both volumes

Extensive coverage of home and world affairs, with many thousands of illustrations. Also advertisements of the day.
Coverage and good illustrations of the news and events of the day.

The Illustrated London News  1855  Crimean War

The Illustrated London News 1855 Crimean War


Price: 260.00

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The Illustrated London News

1855 extensive coverage of the Crimean War

Many folded illustrations of the war.

Extensive coverage of home and world affairs, with many thousands of illustrations. Also advertisements of the day.
Coverage and good illustrations of the news and events of the day. Some pages cut.

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The Illustrated London News  1856  both volumes

The Illustrated London News 1856 both volumes


Price: 250.00

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The Illustrated London News

Both 6 monthly volumes.

Numerous colour plates.

Extensive coverage of home and world affairs, with many thousands of illustrations. Also advertisements of the day.
Coverage and good illustrations of the news and events of the day.

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