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    [Thomas Rowlandson, illustrator]. [William Combe]. The English Dance of Death... London: 1815-1816. First edition.

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    [Thomas Rowlandson, illustrator]. [William Combe]. The English Dance of Death... London: R. Ackermann, 1815-1816. First edition in book form (preceded by a parts issue). Two volumes. Octavo (9.25 x 5.875 inches; 233 x 142 mm.). [vii], [1, blank], 295, [1, colophon], [4, Index]; [ii], 299, [1, blank], [iv, Index] pages; hand-colored aquatint frontispiece, engraved title, and seventy two plates inserted throughout. Bound by Bayntun in twentieth-century half red calf over red cloth boards, spines tooled in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, brown and black gilt morocco lettering labels; all edges gilt; marbled endleaves. Spines sunned with some wear; some light wear, rubbing, thumbsoiling to boards. Some foxing in text; several plates with marginal repairs or restoration (most common in Volume I). Very good. Abbey, Life 263-664; Tooley pp. 410-411.



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