The Dance of Death

Book with custom cover and box

Book with custom cover and box

dance of death spine

Book plate

Book plate

In 1970, Leopold L. Meyer gifted this lovely book in the name of Theodore E. Swigart. Our version of Le triomphe de la mort, gravé d’après les desins originaux de Jean Holbein, par Deuchar also known as The Dance of Death by Jean Holbein with engravings by David Deuchar published in 1786 contains a couple of lovely additions. One is the fore-edge painting.

dances-of-death

The other is a great story about the cover.

dance of death interior note

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