[George, Lord Byron.]
London, Published Septr. 1, 1835, (for Mr. Holmes) by F.G. Moon, Printseller to the King, 20 Threadneedle Street.
Stipple portrait, facsimile autograph letter from Byron to the artist Holmes below. India laid paper, 305 x 230mm. 12 x 9". Trimmed within plate, lacking title etc; the image a strong impression.
Interesting portrait of George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788 - 1824), poet. In the facsimile mss., from the original letter dated May 18th 1823 in the possession of Byron's sister Mrs. Leigh, the great poet expresses his admiration for the likeness by miniature painter James Holmes (1777 - 1860), and requests an impression of the print.
[Ref: 19688] £95.00