[COMBE, WILLIAM. 1741-1823.] Tour of Doctor Syntax through London; or the Pleasures and Miseries of the Metropolis. A Poem. London: J. Johnston, 1820.
Lot 7174
[COMBE, WILLIAM. 1741-1823.] Tour of Doctor Syntax through London; or the Pleasures and Miseries of the Metropolis. A Poem. London: J. Johnston, 1820.
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[COMBE, WILLIAM. 1741-1823.]
Tour of Doctor Syntax through London; or the Pleasures and Miseries of the Metropolis. A Poem. London: J. Johnston, 1820.
8vo (243 x 150 mm). [iii]-iv, [2], 319 pp. Hand-colored engraved title. 19 hand-colored aquatint plates including frontispiece. Full calf gilt by Tout. Minor offsetting to title, rebacked with original spine (chipped) laid down.

"Both Rowlandson and Cruikshank are credited with the designs for the plates, the balance of opinion favouring Cruikshank but according to the advertisement ... more than one artist was employed, or at least a different engraver to the artist" (Tooley 435). Abbey Life 265.
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