[Sir] William Noy Atturney Generall to King Charles the first.
Engraving, rare; 120 x 80mm (4¾ x 3"). Trimmed; red spot centre bottom
Sir William Noy (1577-1634). Portrait first prefixed to his 'The Compleat Lawyer: or a Treatise concerning Tenures and Estates in Lands of Inheritance for Life, &c...'. Fagan notes that 'in later impressions the word "Sir," appears as if erased', as here. Engraved by William Faithorne (c.1620-91), one of the most significant and prolific printmakers in seventeenth-century Britain.
See Fagan p.51. Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
[Ref: 25483] £130.00