The Bewick Collection

Emblems of mortality

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Subtitle
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 Bas[i]l 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 divers parts of Europe
Place of publication
London
Date of publication
1789
Length
[4],xxviii,51,[1]p.
Size / Height
18cm.
Series Title
Pease Collection
Number within series
25