COMBE, WILLIAM. CRUIKSHANKE, GEORGE. Fifteen Cantos by Dr. Syntax
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CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE, illustrator. [COMBE, WILLIAM.] The Life of Napoleon, A Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantos by Doctor Syntax. London: T. Tegg, 1815.
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CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE, illustrator.
[COMBE, WILLIAM.] The Life of Napoleon, A Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantos by Doctor Syntax. London: T. Tegg, 1815.
8vo (228 x 140 mm). 260 pp. 30 hand-colored aquatint plates (including title). Full crimson morocco, raised bands, gilt spine, gilt borders and dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Neat repair to p 63, faint offsetting from plates, extremities slightly rubbed.
Provenance: W.A. Foyle (morocco bookplate).

FIRST EDITION. Cohn 153; Tooley 151.
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