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Dr. Comicus or The frolics of fortune.

London, Jaques & Wright [1825?]
Physical Description:
1 p.., 64 p. 3 col. plates. 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3991 A1 D6
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : Abbey, Life in England, 253 (Abbey copy).
BAC : In case made by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
BAC : With this is cased: The adventures of Doctor Comicus. London, B. Blake [ca. 1828].
Part 1 only of the issue in parts.
A complete edition was published ca. 1828 with letterpress title: The adventures of Doctor Comicus.
Etched t.-p., illustrated.
Title page and 1 plate watermarked 1824; the publishers were at 13, Paternoster Row (the address on the cover) from 1825 to 1830, according to Todd.
Listed as an imitation of William Combe's Tour of Doctor Syntax in: Hamilton, Harlan W. Doctor Syntax. London, 1969.
Plates by Illman.
Advertisements: p. [4] of wrappers. One book advertised (The forged note) not published until 1824.
Combe, William, 1742-1823.

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