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Holbein's Dance of Death : with an historical and literary introduction.

Additional Title(s):

Dance of death

Dance of Death.

London : John Russell Smith, 4, Old Compton Street, Soho Square, MDCCCXLIX [1849]
London : Printed by C. and J. Adlard, Bartholomew Close
Physical Description:
iv, 146 pages, [53] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7720 .H65 1849
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Alan Richards, Yale BA 1967, JD 1972
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Includes title and dedication of the "Simulachres De La Mort" from the first edition, printed at Lyons in 1538; and the title, index, and epigram of the "Icones Mortis" from the sixth edition, printed at Basle in 1554.
Printer's statement from verso of title page.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary three quarter calf over marbled boards. Armorial bookplate: Etta Mary Arnold Clark.
Subject Terms:
Clark, Etta Mary Arnold -- Bookplate.
Dance of death in art.
Dance of Death.
Death in art.
Wood-engraving, German.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Woodcuts -- 1849.
Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543, artist.
Smith, John Russell, 1810-1894, publisher.
C. and J. Adlard, printer.

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