A classic engraved billhead from the era of Samuel Johnson’s London, on paper, with a small engraved vignette of the aforementioned “Golden Ball” on the left. 110 x 210mm, plate size 66 x 195mm. Creased where sometime folded, short tears at the crease ends, slight staining to a small area.
An account is made out and receipted in a robust contemporary hand, in this case one Edw.d Jones on behalf of Butler, to “The Right Honble. Lady Monvon … 1753.” Docketed in ms. verso.
[Ref: 5893] £160.00