The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque. [With:] The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of Consolation. [With:] The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of A Wife. Original miniature edition. William Combe, Rowlandson Thomas, author.

The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque. [With:] The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of Consolation. [With:] The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of A Wife. Original miniature edition.

London: R. A. Ackermann, 1823. (16mo) 5-3/8 x 3-3/8"; 86 x 135 mm. period full calf with gold stamping. 3 volumes. Illustrated with 80 hand-colored plates by Thomas Rowlandson, including two pictorial title pages. "Miniature Edition".
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." Abbey. Life in England 269; Tooley 430. Item #51-2159

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