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    [Featured Lot] Hollar, Wenceslaus. The Dance of Death; From The Original Designs of Hans Holbein. London: J. Coxhead, 1816. 8vo. B-E8,F8. [2],70pp. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, title-label, rubbed, some foxing. Frontispiece and portraits of Hollar & Holbein & 24 hand-colored cuts. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
    Krown & Spellman retail: $600

    More Information: Hollar's version of Holbein's Dance of Death first appeared in 1651 in Antwerp. The 18th century reissue used extensively reworked plates under the aegis of Douce. It is those plates, reworked yet again that are used in this edition. Pennington calls them state iv of the Hollar plates.

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    Oct-Nov, 2014
    30th-6th Thursday-Thursday
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