Autograph Letter Signed, to William Ball, 17 Thayer Street, looking forward to meeting his friend Mr. Hervé, hoping that his correspondent can induce Mr. H and his daughter to attend “our first party”. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, on 2 separated leaves, clean tears along folds, with address panel, in good condition. 30 Allsop Terrace, 20 February 1837. John Martin (1789-1854), artist, known for the wild imaginative power of his historical and Biblical landscapes, including Belshazzar’s Feast (1821), The Fall of Nineveh (1828), The Eve of the Deluge (1840), etc.