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Creator:
Combe, William, 1742-1823, author.
Title(s):

The dance of life : a poem / by the author of "Doctor Syntax" ; illustrated with coloured engravings by Thomas Rowlandson.

Published/Created:
London : Published by R. Ackermann, Repository of Arts, 101, Strand, 1817.
Physical Description:
4 unnumbered pages, ii, ii pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 285 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 25 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3359.C5 E54 1815+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3359.C5 D36 1817
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Classification:
Books
Notes:
With an added engraved title page.
Originally published in 8 monthly parts in 1817.
Printed by J. Diggens, St. Ann's Lane, London.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 410
Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 2, page 359, 405
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 264
BAC: British Art Center PR3359.C5 E54 1815+ is the Abbey copy, bound in orange blind-stamped publisher's binding. Bookplate: Rousdon, Devon. Bookseller's ticket on preliminary paste-down: T. Southeran. Bookseller, Stationer &c. 10, Little Tower Street. Cased and similiary bound with: The English dance of death : from the designs of Thomas Rowlandson, with metrical illustrations / by the author of "Doctor Syntax." London : R. Ackermann, 1815. V.I[-II]
BAC: British Art Center PR3359.C5 D36 1817 copy has bookplate of Alfred Nathan. Bound in gilt-stamped brown morocco, with interior dentelles. Original illustrated green paper wrapper of pt. v of the original 8 monthly parts bound in at end. Binder's stamp: Riviere & Son.
Subject Terms:
Fox, Francis Frederick -- Bookplate.
Hirst, Walter -- Bookplate.
Riviere & Son -- Bookbinder. (BACRB Copy 2)
Rousoon, -- Bookplate. (BACRB Copy 1)
Southeran, T. -- Bookseller. (BACRB Copy 1)
Winter, J. -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Engravings.
Aquatints.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1817.
Contributors:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Diggens, John, -1833, printer.
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