The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of a Wife. First edition. William Combe, Rowlandson Thomas, author.

The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of a Wife. First edition.

London: R. A. Ackermann, 1823. [iv], 279 pp. Hand-colored pictorial title page, frontispiece, and 23 hand-colored plates, hand-colored vignette on final page. (8vo) 23.5x15 cm (9 x 6") later green half calf and marbled boards, red leather spine label, edge speckled red. First Edition.
Combe's doggerel verses were written to accompany Rowlandson's plates depicting the adventures of a roving school-master, this is the final of his three tours. Abbey. Life in England 267; Tooley 429; Gordon Ray, 34. Item #51-2160

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