Dr. Syntax's Tour 1819 William Combe Thomas Rowlandson w/ 31 aquatints bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Illustrated Books, Doctor Syntax, Poetry, Literature).
The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque, by William Combe. Illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson.
9th edition published 1819, London by Ackermann.
276 pages. Text in English. Complete with 31 lovely hand colored aquatint illustrations.
Publisher's cloth binding, elaborate gilt spine decorations, gilt title lettering, embossed (stamped in blind) cover decorations. Some damage to front joint, but text block remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, with light scattered spotting, small staining and soiling throughout.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. Expertly rebacked long ago. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 10" H x 6 3/4" W.