James Cavanah Murphy

Murphy, James Cavanah

Irish architect and antiquary (1760-1814). Autograph letter signed. No place. 8vo. 1 page on bifolium. With autograph address verso.
$ 395 / 350 € (82338/BN53336)

To publishers Cadell & Davies about his drawings of Batalha Monastery in Portugal, produced in 1795: "I beg you will give the bearer the Portfolio with the drawing of Batalha and the copy of the agreement if drawn up. If agreeable to you I could wish that matter was set[t]led without further delay [...]. - A few biographical notes in a former collector's hand in pencil. A strip of old mounting tape on verso.

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