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Title: Dance of Life, the
Description: London: Published by R. Ackermann, Repository of Arts, 1817. Thomas Rowlandson's "Dance of Life" [ROWLANDSON, Thomas, illustrator]. [COMBE, William]. The Dance of Life, A Poem, by the Author of "Doctor Syntax;" Illustrated with Coloured Engravings, by Thomas Rowlandson. London: Published by R. Ackermann, Repository of Arts, 1817. First edition. Octavo (8/15/16 x 5 1/2 inches; 227 x 141 mm.). [6], 299, [1, blank]; [2], ii, ii, 285, [1, blank], [1, "Advertisement"], [1, blank] pp. Twenty-six hand-colored aquatint plates (including the frontispiece and engraved title). Plates and text watermarked 1817. Bound ca. 1890 by Estes & Lauriat, Boston. (stamp-signed on the verso of the front free endpaper) in three quarter dark green morocco over marbled boards ruled in blind. Spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers. Grolier, Rowlandson, 38. Abbey, Life, 264. Tooley 411. .

Keywords: Combe, William English Literature Nineteenth-Century Literature Color-Plate Books Bindings Color-Plate Books Caricatures Nineteenth-Century Literature Poetry

Price: US$ 1100.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 03502

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