OEUVRE DE JEAN HOLBEIN OU RECUEIL DE GRAVURES D'APRES SES PLUS BEAUX OUVRAGES DE CE FAMEUX PEINTRE. PUBLIE PAR CHRETIEN DE MICHEL GRAVEUR ET MEMBRE DE DIVERSES ACADEMIES.
Basel: Guillaume Haas, Typographie, 1780.
Elephant folio (17"). Four parts in one. LE TRIOMPHE DE LA MORT: 49 engravings on 14 plates, 2 are full-page. LA PASSION DE NOTRE SEIGNEUR: 13 full-page engraved plates. COSTUMES D'HOMMES ET DE FEMMES DU SEIZIEME SIECLE: 13 plates including 2 double-page spreads - sepia toned engravngs. PORTRAITS: 10 engraved portraits including inter alia, Erasmus, Froben. Boniface and Thomas More. Bound in original boards with paper spine label and housed in new cloth folding case with leather spine gilt. Plates clean and free of marking other than finger smudges in the margins. Boards worn and chipped with loss to spine extremes. Item #19649
Earlier collation in pencil by Knox for B. Quaritch states "The 2 plates at end of Pt. 4, (Family of Thomas More) which Brunet says are generally wanting are absent from this copy."Graesse III, 317; Brunet III, 251.