The First, Second and Third Tour of Doctor Syntax. William Combe.
The First, Second and Third Tour of Doctor Syntax
The First, Second and Third Tour of Doctor Syntax
The First, Second and Third Tour of Doctor Syntax
The First, Second and Third Tour of Doctor Syntax

The First, Second and Third Tour of Doctor Syntax

London: Nattali and Bond, 1855. Tall Octavo. Item #019038

Three volumes beautifully illustrated by Rowlandson with 80 vibrantly hand colored plates illustrating Dr. Syntax's tour, a Poem. Vol. I. In Search of th Picturesque; Vol. 2. In Search of Consolation and Vol. 3. In Search of a Wife. A marvelous set bound in full brown morocco, boards ruled in gilt, raised bands with compartments lettered and decoratively stamped in a floral motif in gilt, top edges gilt. While this is a later set, the plates are remarkably bright and fresh. Some minor spots of off-setting from color plates otherwise this is a magnificent set. Provenance: From the library of the esteem Bishop Garfield Bromley Oxnam.

Price: $2,250.00