The Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of the Picturesque. A Poem. Ninth Edition, with new Plates. [With:] The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of Consolation; A Poem. Volume Second. [With:] The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of a Wife.
London: Nattali and Bond, 1855. Three volumes. 8vo, original red cloth decoratively stamped in blind, backstrip stamped and lettered in gilt. 81 colored plates after Rowlandson. [ii], 272; [ii], 279; [ii], 277 pp. Some soiling to covers, backstrips faded, edges frayed, a sound set with clean fresh plates. Ninth Edition. A satire on the famous traveler of the British Isles and explorer of the "picturesque": William Gilpin nicely illustrated by Rowlandson. See: Abbey, Life, 266, 267. See: Tooley 427.
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