now, as any fool knows Samuel and Nathaniel Buck travelled the country (that is
the UK for those of you reading this in Christmas Island) making drawings of
romantic ruins which they later engraved and sold.
are commonly known as Buck’s Antiquities although we would argue that the apostrophe
is in the wrong place….. Be that as it may, Sam and Nath had their heads
screwed on as they dedicated the print to the local big-wig…. Although whether
they got paid to do this we know not.
There may well be a Phd thesis on the subject of the Bucks languishing
in an archive somewhere, but even if some interfering reader tells us where it
is, we are not going to read it… and all we can say is READ IT YOURSELF.
is a particularly fine original print of Sherborne Castle in Dorset dated 1733
and dedicated to the Rt Hon William Lord Digby.
x 9 inches
think our asking price is eminently reasonable but the price negotiator’s door
is always open.