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The Tour of Doctor Syntax, The Picturesque, Consolation & In Search of a Wife, 3 Volumes, Miniature Edition

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The Tour of Doctor Syntax, The Picturesque, Consolation & In Search of a Wife, 3 Volumes, Miniature Edition

by Doctor Syntax

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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London: Ackermann & Co, 1823. An attractive set of the three volumes, bound in contemporary maroon full leather with gilt lining, marbled edndpapers. 75 hand-coloured plates+ 2 handcoloured title pages. lacks pp13-21 in volume 1 and a repair to page edges of 19-26 in volume 2. Some browning to paper as might be xpected. Otherwise a sound and attractive matched set of the three volumes. Charming reduced version of the inimitable works published in octavo in 1812, 1820 and 1821; Tooley notes that "Fresh plates were re-engraved for this edition, one-third the size of the originals, it is a nice set to look at and handle. Tooley 429.. First Thus. Hardback. Good. Illus. by Rowlandson, T.. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Rickaro Books Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
056289
Title
The Tour of Doctor Syntax, The Picturesque, Consolation & In Search of a Wife, 3 Volumes, Miniature Edition
Author
Doctor Syntax
Illustrator
Rowlandson, T.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Ackermann & Co
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1823
Keywords
Rowlandson Syntax Illustrations Humour Georgian Social History Cartoon
Bookseller catalogs
Social History; Biographies and Family Histories;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
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About Rickaro Books Ltd

At Rickaro Books, we have over 30 years experience in bookselling and customer care. We have a retail shop located in the historic town of Horbury and whilst we sell online, we always welcome visitors to the shop.We specialise in T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) but also carry a wide range of other titles across the fields of military, local history and first edition fiction. if you are seeking for a particular title, we are happy to assist and are always interested in purchasing good, collectable books.

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