[John Samuel Murray.]
Mezzotint on india, proof before letters. 275 x 220mm (11 x 8¾") very large margins,
Oval portrait of John Murray II (1778-1843), the publisher of Byron, Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott, reading a letter He gained infamy for burning Byron's memoirs rather than publishing them as the poet wanted.
[Ref: 40260] £160.00