La Grant danse macabre des hommes et des femmes.

Format
Book
Language
French
Published/​Created
[Lyons : Mathias Huss], 18 Feb. 1499 [/1500?]
Description
42 leaves ; ill. (woodcuts); 28.8 x 21.1 cm (folio).

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Former owner
Summary note
One of two surviving copies; the other is at the British Library. The woodcut on f. 7r (b1r) is the earliest known depiction of a printing shop.
Notes
Wanting leaves 8 (b2) and 42 (g6), supplied in photographic facsimile.
Provenance
Provenance: Raoul Léonar, Comte de Lignerolles; F. G. A. Guyot de Villeneuve (1825-1898); Victor Masséna, Duc de Rivoli, Prince d'Essling; Otto Schäfer (1912-2000); acquired Sotheby's, NY, 1 Nov. 1995, lot 74.
References
  • GW 7954
  • HC 10414
  • BMC VIII 266 (IB. 41735)
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
Grande danse macabre des hommes et des femmes.
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