Title: La Dance Macabre des SS. Innocents de Paris d'après l'édition de 1484 précédée d'une étude sur le cimetière, le charnier et la Fresque peinte en 1425. Orne de deux portraits graves sur cuivre. Collection de Documents, rares et inedits, relatifs a l'histoire de Paris, 1874
Author: Abbe Valentin Dufour; Jehan Gerson
Publisher: Paris, Leon Willem & Paul Daffis
A late 19th century edition of Dufour’s Dance of Death of the Innocents of Paris, according to the edition of 1484, preceded by a study on the cemetery, the mass grave and the Fresco painted in 1425. Adorned with two grave portraits on copper. Collection of documents, rare and unpublished, relating to the history of Paris.
Additionally, is the Dance of Death, composed by Jehan Gerson. There are 18 full page woodcuts.
This volume bears the bookplate of Forbes Library, with their perforated stamp on the title page.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, (2)+116+(40)+XII+(4) pages
This volume is in good shape, with some rubbing and wear to the binding, with stress to the hinges, and the top of the spine damaged. There is very little foxing or staining throughout, with the pages toned.