Title UNDYING FACES: A COLLECTION OF DEATH MASKS FROM THE 15TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT DAY.
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Hogarth Press 1929
Seller ID 53
4to. VG original cloth. 118pp of text, 111 plates of death masks. Contains 2 plates of Napoleon's death mask, and those of several interesting contemporaries: Archduke Charles of Austria, Victor Moreau, Queen Louise of Prussia, Napoleon's son the duke of Reichstadt, Mirabeau, Marat, the Prussian General Scharnhorst, and many luminaries of other eras: Frederick the Great, Isaac Newton, Peter the Great, Charles XII, Oliver Cromwell, etc. An exceptionally scarce, wonderful book.