254: The English Dance of Death & The Dance of Life
Title: The English Dance of Death [&] The Dance of Life
Author: [Combe, William]
Description: The English Dance of Death. 2 volumes. 74 hand-colored plates by Thomas Rowlandson. * The Dance of Life. 26 hand-colored plates by Thomas Rowlandson. (8vo) 23x14.5 cm. (9x5¾"). The three volumes uniformly bound in full polished tan calf, spines gilt, red and green morocco labels, all edges gilt. First Editions.Of the Dance of Death Tooley states: "Indispensable to any Rowlandson collection, one of the essential pivots of any colour plate library, being one of the main works of Rowlandson." Tooley 411 & 410. Bookplates of bibliophile Norman J. Sondheim.
Heading: zzc(Rowlandson, Thomas)Place Published: London
Date Published: 1815-1817
Spines sunned, joints rubbed and starting; some foxing and offsetting; very good.