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Dance of Death
    Le Triomphe de la Mort : gravé d'après les dessins originaux de Iean Holbein / par Chrn. de Mechel. [Paris : s.n.], 1780.

Bound by Petit in brown morocco, elaborately lettered and decorated in gold with a skull and cross bones design in the corners, abutting a border of tears on the front and back covers; a similar design is on the spine. Inside, a gold dentelle surrounds marbled end papers. The edges are gilded.

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