Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 51

Price Realized: $ 358
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Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
(DANCE OF DEATH.) Girardet, Samuel. La Danse des Morts . . . avec le Costume dessiné à la Moderne. Folding engraved frontispiece of the Crucifixion, reversible portrait, and 23 plates with 42 subjects after Matthäus Merian. [2], 16, 96 pages, including etched title * L'Art de Bien Vivre et de Bien Mourir . . . Treizième Édition. Engraved frontispiece. 111 pages. Together, 2 volumes. 8vo, 217x138 mm and 220x136 mm, modern 1/4 sheep gilt, bindings not uniform; contents clean, upper outer corner off G1-G2 in first volume; uncut. Bookplates of Mario Morisco. Locle: Samuel Girardet, 1788; 1788

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Updated version of the Merian illustrations, with Death's victims-to-be shown in contemporary costume. Cohen-de Ricci 439; Massmann C14; Minns Sale 30.