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Combe, William, 1742–1823

The history of Johnny Quae Genus, the little foundling of the late Doctor Syntax : a poem, in eight monthly numbers, price 2s. 6d. each / written by the author of the three tours of Doctor Syntax ... ; with coloured engravings, from designs by T. Rowlandson, Esq.

[London] : Published by R. Ackermann, No. 101, Strand, London ... and may be had of all the booksellers in the United Kingdom, 1821-1822.
Physical Description:
[8] pts. (267, [1] p., [24] leaves of plates) : ill. ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3359.C5 H57 1821
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title and imprint from wrappers.
Printed by J. Diggens, St. Ann's Lane, London.
Parts 1-6 dated 1821. Parts 7-8 dated 1822.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, p. 335
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving. London, 1975, p. 133
Hardie, M. English coloured books, 1973, p. 174
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 268
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. In original brown printers wrappers, as issued. Contain publisher's advertisements on verso of front wrapper and on recto and verso of end wrapper. Bookplate: Fitz Eugene Dixon. Ms inscription on front wrapper of pt. 1-3 and 7-8: W Ward.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Diggens, J. -- Printer.
Dixon, Fitz Eugene -- Bookplate.
Ward, W -- Autograph.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1821-1822.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, ill.

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