London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
HOLBEIN, Hans (1497-1543). The Dance of Death ... in a Series of Fifity-Two Engravings on Wood by Mr. Bewick, London: William Charlton Wright, 1825. Small 8° (160 x 95mm). Wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations by Bewick after Holbein. Contemporary green straight-grained morocco gilt (extremities rubbed).
With 10 other books including Thomas Gray's Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard (London, 1834, wood-engraved vignettes by various artists) and Oliver Goldsmith's The Traveller ... with Thirty Illustrations Designed Expressly for the Art-Union of London ([London], 1851). (11)
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