L’Alphabet de la Mort...

Paris: Edwin Tross, 1856. 8vo., [96] pp., woodcuts include a vignette from Holbein’s Dance of Death on the title (repeated on the last leaf), and initials from his Small Alphabet of Death. Borders from a Book of Hours by Simon Vostre. Original wrappers, and glassine jacket, edges untrimmed. Some tears on glassine jacket, minor foxing and wear to edges; very good copy. First edition in French. Printed by Firmin Didot. The quotations translated in French are by mostly classical authors. Quite rare in publisher’s wrappers. Brunet 9587. (Item Id: 106359)

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