[Collection of Prints by Elias Martin.]
[No 1. Leicester Street, London: Elias Martin, c.1778.]
Small folio, contemporary boards rebacked with morocco; 25 stipple plate, most printed in sanguine, many interleaved with the original tissue. Mint.
Elias Martin, A.R.A. Swedish, born Stockholm in 1739, died Stockholm 1818. He came to London in 1768, becoming a Royal Academy student the next year and was elected A.R.A in 1770. He returned to Stocholm in 1780. This collection of fine stipples, etchings and engravings after Elias Martin's drawings were engraved by him and his younger brother, Johann Frederick, and were published by Elias, most dated 1778, the others undated.
[Ref: 4104] £5,500.00