Combe, William, 1742-1823, The third tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of a wife , [1820-1821]
The third tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of a wife : a poem.
- London : Published at R. Ackermann's Repositor of Arts, 101, Strand, and to be had of all booksellers, [1820-1821]
- Physical Description:
- 8 pts. (279,  p.,  leaves of plates) : ill. ; 24 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Engraved title page issued with part no. 8.
Title on original wrappers: Third tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of a wife, a poem, in eight monthly numbers, price 2s. 6d. each, forming a third and last volume to complete the tours of the celebrated Doctor Syntax written by the same author, with designs by the same artist, Thomas Rowlandson, Esq. with the same arrangement of them both as produced that first volume in search of the picturesque, and the second volume in search of consolation, of which numerous unexampled large editions, have been so eagerly demanded by the public, and which have given rise to so many shameless deception, spurious imitation, and gross impositions. Published by R. Ackermann, No. 101, Strand, London, publisher of the original Tour of Doctor Syntax in search of the picturesque, and in search of consolation. And may be had of all the booksellers in the United Kingdom, 1820[-1821].
Imprint on wrappers for nos. I-III dated 1820; nos. IV-VIII dated 1821.
"Printed by J. Diggens, St. Ann's Lane, London."--Wrappers, all parts.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 429
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 267
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Eight parts; original buff paper wrappers, as issued.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is also in eight parts, original buff wrappers, as issued. Publisher's advertisements and placement of some plates differ from the Abbey copy.
- Subject Terms:
- Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
- Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1820-1821.
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