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Frederick Landseer Griggs, R.A., R.E. 1876-1938.

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The Almonry. 1925. Etching. Comstock 34.v/vii. 9 5/8 x 6 5/8 (sheet 12 1/8 x 8 3/8). Edition 82 in this state (total edition 101). A fine impression on white laid paper with fan 'H' countermark. Illustrated Fine Prints of the Year, 1925; Guichard, British Etchers: 1850-1940. With the DHP (Dover House Press) stamp verso. Provenance: The Fine Art Society, London. Signed in pencil. This is the artist's major etching. Price upon request.

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The Barbican. 1920. Etching. Comstock 26.i/iii. 6 3/16 x 6 3/4 (sheet 9 5/8 x 8 3/4). Edition 30 in this state (total edition about 61). A fine impression on blue/green laid paper. Signed and dedicated 'To R.A. Walker' in pencil. $2,000.

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Cockayne. 1936-37. Etching. Comstock 55.iv/vi. 8 1/8 x 10 3/4 (sheet 10 1/2 x 13 3/4). Edition 30 in this state (total edition about 70). A rich impression on sturdy hand-made laid paper with full margins. Signed and annotated '4th' in pencil. $2,750.

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The Ford. 1915-24. Etching. Comstock 9.vi. 5 7/8 x 9 7/16 (sheet 11 1/2 x 8 1/2). Edition 43 in this state (total 127 proofs). Illustrated: Salaman, Modern Masters of Etching; Calloway, English Prints for the Collector, p. 184. A fine impression on sturdy cream laid paper. 'DP (Dover House Press) stamp in ink, verso. Signed in pencil. $2,000.

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Linn Bridge. 1922. Etching. Comstock 29.iii/iv. 6 3/16 x 5 1/16 (sheet 10 7/16 x 17). Edition 40 in this state (total 61 proofs). Illustrated: Salaman, Modern Masters of Etching ; Print Collector's Quarterly 11 (1924): 107. A fine impression printed on antique cream laid paper. 'DP' (Dover House Press) stamp in ink, lower right. Signed in pencil. $1,750

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Lone-End. 1930. Etching. Comstock 42.vi. 7 1/8 x 10 1/4 (sheet 10 x 14 7/16). Edition 90 in this state (total 96 proofs). Illustrated: Print Collector's Quarterly 26 (1939): 70. A fine impression on cream laid paper with wide margins. Stamped 'D.H.P' (Dover House Press) in ink, verso, and numbered '25' in pencil. Signed in pencil. $1,500.

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Netherton Chapel. 1935. Etching. Comstock 53.v. 5 11/16 x 4 3/8 (sheet 8 15/16 x 6 1/2). Edition 85 in this state (total 88-89 proofs). Illustrated Fine Prints of the Year, 1936. A fine impression on white laid paper with a partial crown watermark. Signed in pencil. $1,650.

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The Palace. 1921. Etching. Comstock 17.v. 5 5/16 x 5 3/16 (sheet 12 1/8 x 9 1/16). Edition 41 in this state (total about 107 proofs). A rich impression printed on antique cream laid paper. One rust spot, inherent in the paper, in the margin outside the imae; otherwise excellent condition. Signed in pencil. $1,650.

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Potter's Bow. 1924. Etching. Comstock 33.vii. 9 7/8 x 7 1/8 (image and sheet). Edition 46 in this state (total 73 proofs). Illustrated: Salaman, Modern Masters of Etching ; Fine Prints of the Year, 1924. Printed on French 1740 antique cream laid paper. With the DP (Dover House Press) stamp verso. Trimmed to the image, as is usual with this etching. Signed in pencil. $2,000.

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St. Botolph's Bridge (No. 1). 1917. Etching. Comstock 19.iv. 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 (sheet 9 3/8 x 8 5/8). Edition 50 in this state (total 70 proofs in 4 states.) A rich impression with plate tone printed on 'KF' laid paper. Signed and annotated 'imp' in pencil, indicating a proof printed by the artist. $1,750. Housed in a gold leaf frame. $1,850.

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St. Botolph's Cathedral, Boston. 1925. Etching. Comstock 32.v. 10 1/2 x 7 1/8 (sheet 11 5/8 x 8 1/16). Edition 76 in this state (total 98 proofs). Illustrated: Salaman, Modern Masters of Etching; Guichard, British Etchers: 1850-1940. A rich impression with plate tone printed on antique laid paper. Diagonal printing fold in the sky; otherwise in excellent condition. 'HG' stamp, lower right. Signed in pencil. $2,750.

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St. Mary's, Nottingham. 1928. Etching. Comstock 41.iv. 7 1/2 x 10 3/8 (sheet 12 1/2 x 17 7/8). Edition 76 in this state (total 98 proofs). Illustrated: Print Collector's Quarterly 26 (1939): 266. A fine impression on sturdy cream wove paper. With the DP (Dover House Press) stamp verso and numbered '24' in pencil. Signed in pencil. $2,000.

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St. Wendred's, March. 1921. Etching. Comstock 27.ii. 9 1/4 x 5 1/4 (12 1/16 x 9) Edition 63 in this state (total 66 proofs). Illustrated: Print Collector's Quarterly 11 (1924): 121. A beautiful impression printed with plate tone on cream laid paper with full margins. With the DP (Dover House Press) stamp recto. Signed in pencil. $2,000.

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Griggs was born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, in 1876. He studied at the Slade School of Art and worked for two years 1896-8 in the architectural office of C.E. Mallows, the architectural draughtsman. He worked in a visionary tradition deriving from William Blake, Samuel Palmer and Edward Calvert. Griggs created 57 prints in all, , depicting idealized Gothic buildings and landscapes. . He was Master of the Art-Workers' Guild, and one of first etchers to be elected to full membership of the Royal Academy.

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