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COMBE, William; ROWLANDSON, Thomas

The tour of Doctor Syntax.   London: R. Ackermann, 1813, 1820, 1821.

Three volumes. 8vo. iii, [iii], 276; [vi], Each volume contains directions to the binder, hand-coloured engraved frontispieces, hand-coloured title pages in Volume I and III. With 80 hand-coloured engraved plates altogether, plus 3 vignettes (2 hand-coloured). Uniformly bound in full polished calf by Tout Binders. A superb set, the plates sharp and bright, with only a very few and minimal spots. From the library of Louis E. Goodman, with his bookplate. $3,000.00

First edition of the third tour, second edition of the second tour, and fourth edition of the tour in search of the picturesque. A mixed set as usual of this extremely popular work.


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