Doktor Bey's Book of the Dead; Embracing a Complete Thanatopsis
With the full subtitle/description being: "Embracing a Complete Thanatopsis with Chapters Relating to Burial and Etiquette containing Monuments, Mausoleums, The Nameless Dead, Grave Errors to be Avoided, Letters of Condolence, Queen Victoria, Accessories and Amusements, Together with Funeral Parlor Games, Not Nearly Twenty Thousand Illustrations, The Whole Forming A Complete Guide to English Death, with Text & Collages by Derek Pell".
One of 26 copies from the "special mummified edition" limited to 26 copies, lettered A-Z (this copy being "D"), and signed by the author ("festeringly yours").
Doktor Bey is a fictional scholar born in 1877. Other books by Pell/Bey include "Doktor Bey's Suicide Guide" (1977), "Doktor Bey's Bedside Bedbug Book" (1978), "Doktor Bey's Handbook of Strange Sex" (1978), and "Doktor Bey's Book of Brats" (1979). No dust jacket (assuming as issued). Item #1497.
Condition: Very Good, with some light scuffing, edgewear and spotting to covers.