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Emblems of mortality

representing, in upwards of fifty cuts, death seizing all ranks and degrees of people : imitated from a painting in the cemetery of the Dominican Church at Basil, in Switzerland : with an apostrophe to each, translated from the Latin and French : intended as well for the information of the curious, as the instruction and entertainment of youth : to which is prefixed a copious preface, containing an historical account of the above, and other paintings on this subject, now or lately existing in diverse parts of Europe

3d. ed.

Published by Printed by Robert Bassam, No. 53 St. John's-Street, West Smithfield in London .
Written in English.

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Edition Notes

"The preface by the editor, J.S. Hawkins, dated Nov. 3, 1794, is reprinted from the edition published in 1789 by T. Hodgson"--Osborne Coll. II, p. 632.

Woodcuts by Thomas and John Bewick, after Han Holbein, cf. Hugo, T. Bewick collector (1970 ed.) no. 35.

Signatures: A-Dı́ [E]ı́ chi℗ø.

Osborne Coll. II, 632.

ESTC T153958.

Other Titles
Dance of Death.

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[4], xxviii, 51, [1] p. :
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