COMBE, William (1742-1823). [The Tour of Doctor Syntax] In Search of the Picturesque/Consolation/A Wife.
3 volumes each individually named. Consolation: 24 plates, …Wife: 24 plates + hand coloured engraved title page, Picturesque (spine labelled as ‘lakes’), 31 plates.
General Interior: some pages detached, occasional closed tearing and a few historic repairs to blank margins, a number of the plates have been trimmed to fit the binding- including loss to titles under plates, pages age toned, sporadic spotting, foxing, light browning and some old paper repairs to pages in places.
Exterior: Contemporary green half calf with marbled boards (worn)
8vo. …Mixed editions: Picturesque: Fourth Edition, London: Ackerman 1813, …Consolation: London- Ackerman, 1820, …Wife: R. Ackerman, [1821- engraved title page trimmed with loss to date].
PROVENANCE: EX-library Convent of Sacred Heart (library stickers partially removed from endpapers, no library ink stamps).
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