GB - R. Somerville

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Frost Fair print - 1684 by R. Somerville - Cat Ref 14089 Frost Fair print - 1684 
by R. Somerville
Cat Ref: 14089
The "Frost Fair" on the frozen Thames, 1683. Published by William Warter in 1684. Facsimile published by R. Somerville in 1995 with kind permission of Guildhall Library, Corporation of London.

This print makes an interesting pair with that under our cat ref 14090 which has been marked up to be used as playing cards.

Available as a pair with cat ref 14090. See cat ref 11955 to buy a pair at a discounted rate.

Size: 458 x 410 mm 

7.00

Frost Fair print - 1717 by R. Somerville - Cat Ref 14090 Frost Fair print - 1717 
by R. Somerville
Cat Ref: 14090
William Warter's "Frost Fair" engraving of 1684, altered to represent the 1716 Frost Fair on the frozen Thames, and divided as a pack of 40 pip cards. Published by John Lenthall, Warter's son-in-law and successor, in October 1717. Facsimile published by R. Somerville in 1995 with kind permission of Guildhall Library, Corporation of London.

Available as a pair with cat ref 14089 . See cat ref 11955 to buy a pair at a discounted rate.

Size: 450 x 403 mm 

7.00

Frost Fair prints - pair published by R. Somerville - Cat Ref 11955 Frost Fair prints - pair 
published by R. Somerville
Cat Ref: 11955
A pair of prints published by R. Somerville. See cat refs 14089 & 14090 for full details of each print.  12.50

Gilbert and Sullivan Playing Cards by R. Somerville, 1994. - Cat Ref 11835 Gilbert and Sullivan Playing Cards 
by R. Somerville, 1994.
Cat Ref: 11835
17 characters from the operas of Gilbert & Sullivan are depicted on the courts, Aces and Jokers. Designs adapted by Don Jack from cigarette cards of the 1920s.

Characters depicted are King Paramount - Casilda - Don Alhambra del Bolero - Major-General Stanley - The Mikado of Japan - Baroness von Krakenfeldt - Dick Deadeye - Pooh-Bah - Jack Point - The Pirate King - Queen of the Fairies - Sir Despard Murgatroyd - The Lord Chancellor - King Hildebrand - Princess Ida - Wilfred Shadbolt - Sir Joseph Porter from the oprettas H.M.S. Pinafore - Grand Duke - Iolanthe - Princess Ida - Ruddigore - The Gondoliers - The Mikado - The Pirates of Penzance - The Yeomen of the Guard - Utopia Limited

Indices: K, Q, J, A. (in all four corners)

Size: 58 x 89 mm

52 cards + 3 Jokers 

5.00
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 11835DBL
£10.00


Scottish Legends Playing Cards published by R. Somerville Playing Cards (1998) - Cat Ref 13176 Scottish Legends Playing Cards 
published by R. Somerville Playing Cards (1998)
Cat Ref: 13176
The legends of Scotland are a gift from the ancient past. Here be Dragons, Goblins, Knights, Elves, Wizards & Goddesses from the Highlands & Islands to the Lowlands & the Borders. Designed and illustrated by Mark Oxbrow; Aces and courts feature designs and characters drawn from Scottish legends and native art. Back design in mauve or green.

Indices: K, Q, J, A. (in all four corners)

Size: 58 x 89 mm

52 cards + 2 Jokers + 1 additional card 

5.00
TWIN PACK OF THE ABOVE ITEM
Cat Ref: 13176DBL
£10.00