HASSELWANDER, Albert. Ein anatomischer Totentanz. Munich: Bergmann, 1926.

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HASSELWANDER, Albert. Ein anatomischer Totentanz. Munich: Bergmann, 1926.

4o. 50 plates. Original half vellum, lettered in red on front cover and spine.

Somewhat erotic photographs of nudes on one side of a double-age spread with matching poses of skeletons, from X-rays on the other side. The author, a radiologist who published an atlas of X-ray images of the human body during the same year, considered these artfully posed life-death juxtapositions a modern anatomical interpretation of the medieval "Dance of Death."

[With:]

MUSÉE CANTINI. Le Crâne: Objet de Culte, Objet d'Arte. Marseille: Imprimerie Municipale, 1972.

12o. Numerous photographic plates. Contemporary cloth, red morocco corners, red morocco spine label, edges gilt, original wrappers bound in; cloth slipcase.

Catalogue of the exposition of the skull in art at the Musée Cantini. (2)
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