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The Dances of Death, Through the Various Stages of Human Life: Wherein the Capriciousness of That Tyrant is Exhibited in Forty-Six Copper Plates; Done From the Original Designs, Which Were Cut in Wood, and Afterwards Painted,  By John Holbein  etched by D

The Dances of Death, Through the Various Stages of Human Life: Wherein the Capriciousness of That Tyrant is Exhibited in Forty-Six Copper Plates; Done From the Original Designs, Which Were Cut in Wood, and Afterwards Painted, By John Holbein etched by D

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The Dances of Death, Through the Various Stages of Human Life: Wherein the Capriciousness of That Tyrant is Exhibited in Forty-Six Copper Plates; Done From the Original Designs, Which Were Cut in Wood, and Afterwards Painted, By John Holbein etched by D

by HOLBEIN, John

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London: W. Smith and Co., 1803. Hardcover. Very Good. Very Good condition. "Descriptions of each plate in French and English, with the Scripture Text from which the designs were taken. Printed by W. Smith and Co. King Street, Seven Dials, for John Scott, No. 447, Strand: & Thomas Ostell, No. 3, Ave Maria Lane 1803". Engraved frontispiece, engraved title, engraved portrait of Holbein. All gilt edges, full leather cover with embossed design and gilt decoration. Foxing or spotting evident to many pages, but is generally light. Note that two editions were printed this same year, the other printed by Gosnell. Leather cover shows some slight corner wear, cover wear, and top of spine heavily worn. This is a very hard to find rare book.

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Title
The Dances of Death, Through the Various Stages of Human Life: Wherein the Capriciousness of That Tyrant is Exhibited in Forty-Six Copper Plates; Done From the Original Designs, Which Were Cut in Wood, and Afterwards Painted, By John Holbein etched by D
Author
HOLBEIN, John
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Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
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Publisher
W. Smith and Co.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1803
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0.00 lbs

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