Sale 17BP02 | Lot 98

[COLOR PLATE] [COMBE, RICHARD] and ROWLANDSON, THOMAS. The Dance of Life, a Poem.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 98
[COLOR PLATE] [COMBE, RICHARD] and ROWLANDSON, THOMAS. The Dance of Life, a Poem. London: Ackermann, 1817. First edition. Fu...
London: Ackermann, 1817. First edition. Full early mottled calf by Tout, the spine tooled in gilt and with raised bands and red and tan lettering labels. 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches (23.3 x 14 cm); hand-colored frontispiece, engraved title, and 24 hand-colored aquatint plates under guards, all by Rowlandson. A very clean copy internally, joints splitting and tender with old repair to lower joint, discreet release stamp from Harvard College Library to title verso and bookplate to rear pastedown, bookplate of George Robert White.
A fine copy of Combe's and Rowlandson's sequel to the The Dance of Death.


Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $250 (includes buyer's premium)

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