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Lot 1023 (Fine Art & Antiques, 12th September 2020)

Sold for £70


Lot details

*HOLBEIN, John. The Dances of Death, through the Various Stages of Human Life. John Scott & Thomas Ostell, London 1803 1st ed. Presented in worn quarter leather binding, boards dressed in marbled paper. With 46 fine copper plates etched by Deuchar from the original woodcut designs by Holbein. [1]

Condition report

Front board detached, back board near detached.


Leather very worn.


A few plates affected by foxing.


Provenance: Consigned from a local deceased estate, being descendants of Robert Heath (of Robert Heath & Sons, founders of the Biddulph Valley Colliery and Iron Works) who resided at Biddulph Grange between 1871-1922, and direct descendants of the Earls of Denbigh of Newnham Paddox.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.

 

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