Stipple with very large margins. On india. Proof before letters; signed in pencil bottom right John Dolland C.K., the publisher; Plate: 200 x 290mm, (8 x 11½"). Tears in right margin. Foxing in margins.
Half portrait of John Dollond (1706-1761) a British optician noted for his experiments with lenses and optics. Dollond is dipicted sitting at a table, holding reading lens, his hand resting on a book labelled 'Opticks'.
[Ref: 35546] £140.00