Holbein, John
The Dances of Death


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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, in the town-house of Basil. To which are prefixed, descriptions of each plate in French and English, with the scripture text from which the designs were taken. Etched by D. Deuchler.

The Dances of Death, John Holbein, W. Smith and Co., 1803

Hardback. Octavo. Leather bound with marbled boards. The hinges show some signs of previous damp. Pages have some mild spotting. There are water stains on numerous pages, however on none of the pages has this damaged the print. A tight copy.