Title: Todten-Tanz oder Spiegel menschlicher Hinfälligkeit in acht Abbildungen, welche von Von Wyl gemalt, im ehemaligen Jeusitenkloster, gegenwartigen Regierungsgebaude zu Luzern aufbewahrt warden, 1838
Author: Jacob von Wyl
Publisher: Luzern, Eglin
An early 19th century edition of von Wyl’s Dance of the Dead, or Mirror of Human Decay in Eight Figures, preserved in the former Jesuit monastery, and later, a government building in Lucerne. The text is both in German andFrench, and there are eight full-page plates of illustration.
This volume bears the bookplate of Forbes Library, with their perforated stamp on the title page.
One volume in oblong folio, 8 leaves of text, 8 leaves of plates
This volume is in poor shape, with the boards detached, and the front endpaper detached as well. There is some foxing throughout.