LACAITA, Sir James. 17870



A series of six Autograph Letters Signed, to the Hon. George Elliot, about his father’s papers, particularly relating to Lord Minto’s mission to Italy in 1847, and their possible publication. 6 letters, 14 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition. London and Italy, 1887-1889. Sir James Lacaita (1813 – 1895), Anglo-Italian politician and writer. An authority on Dante, he gave lectures on Italian literature and history while in England; he wrote articles on Italian subjects.