Title: Doctor Syntax In Paris Or a Tour in search ...
Publisher: W. Wright, London
Publication Date: 1820
Illustrator: Williams, Charles
Book Condition: Brown boards. Very good.
Edition: First edition.
318 pages. 26 x 16 cm, eighteen hand-colored aquatints plates with tissue guards. Plates are by Charles Williams, styled with vibrant coloration and irreverence after Rowlandson. Originally issued in parts, and on completion in boards; this copy with wide text margins as issued, and apparently in the original boards containing remnants of a spine label carrying one pound, one shilling price as noted by ABBEY TRAVEL 109 -- also stating '"the text might be conceivably by Combe." TOOLEY 432. Untrimmed, scattered light foxing, plates are generally clean and bright, former owner's bookplates on front paste-down. backstrip has slight loss head and foot. Bookseller Inventory # 18455
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