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英國文學、歷史書籍、兒童文學與插畫

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[Combe, William]
TWO WORKS:
i) The English Dance of Death, from the designs of Thomas Rowlandson, with metrical illustrations, by the author of "Doctor Syntax". R. Ackermann, 1815-1816, 2 volumes, 8vo, frontispiece in volume one, additional pictorial title in volume one, 72 coloured aquatint plates (36 in each volume) by Rowlandson; ii) The Dance of Life, A Poem, by the author of "Doctor Syntax"; illustrated with coloured engravings by Thomas Rowlandson. R. Ackermann, 1817, 8vo, frontispiece, pictorial title, 24 coloured aquatint plates; FIRST EDITIONS IN BOOK FORM, uniform full calf, flat spine gilt in compartments, all edges yellow, bindings worn, upper joint split of "A Dance of Life" (3)
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Abbey Life 263-264

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According to Abbey, "the Dance of Death and The Dance of Life were originally issued in twenty-four and eight monthly parts respectively. It is possible that the extraordinary success of Dr. Syntax caused Ackermann to over-estimate the demand for the new venture, with the result that a large number of unbound sheets were left on his hands". 

英國文學、歷史書籍、兒童文學與插畫

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