The English Dance of Death WITH The English Dance of Life

The English Dance of Death WITH The English Dance of Life

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Author

[Combe, William]

Illustrator

Rowlandson, Thomas

Publisher

R. Ackermann

Reference

470

Three volumes - The English Dance of Death (Volume One), 1815, vii, [1], 295pp, [5]; The English Dance of Death (Volume Two), 1816, [2], 299pp, [5] and The English Dance of Life, 1817, ii, ii, 285pp, [3]. All in original boards, corners and edges rubbed, the Dance of Death volumes split to spine, but holding well, some repairs to covers and joints, but with original printed labels. Internally some light browning and offsetting, the Dance of Life has an old ink inscription to ffep. With two aquatint frontispieces, two title pages and ninety-six plates by Rowlandson. Now housed in a folding cloth chemise inside a morocco backed slipcase, with raised bands and gilt panel backs. The Dance of Death is described by Tooley as being 'one of the essential pivots of any colour plate library'. Abbey Life 263 and 264, Tooley 410 and 411, Rowlandson Grolier Exhibition Catalogue 32 and 38

Size

8vo

Condition

Good

Binding

Original Boards

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1815

Edition

First Edition

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