The Dance of Death

H. Holbein W. Hollar

Published by John Harding, London, 1804
Condition: Good Hardcover
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small leather bound volume with engravings by W. Hollar after the work of Hans Holbein, boards a bit worn, spine worn ffep loose but generally in quite good shape one fold out ills. Danse McCaber missing front edge, 30 engravings by W. Hollar from the original painting of Hans Holbeing, including Danse of Macaber: In a contemporary English gold-tooled painted calf binding. Wencelas Hollar is viewed a one of the formost engravers of his time (late 1600) his copper plates were known to be in use until the mid-1800's. Holbein is regarded as the premier portrait painter of all time and was attached to the court of Henry VIII. of the many copies of the Dance of Death, this one is quite scarce, There is a copy in the British Library. Hollar's engravings alone are quite collectable.The Dance of Death; painted by H. Holbein, and engraved by W. Hollar. [With introductory essays by Francis Douce.] London: John Harding, 1804. pp. 70: plates; Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-8815288054

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Title: The Dance of Death

Publisher: John Harding, London

Publication Date: 1804

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition...

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By appointment premises. General Stock of about 4000 titles, mainly fiction. Specialize in books by G.A.Henty, many signed first edition modern fiction, email ithompson2@cogeco.ca

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