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Doctor Syntax in London : or, The pleasures and miseries of the metropolis ; a poem

Author: William Combe; Thomas Rowlandson; Robert Cruikshank; Sangorski & Sutcliffe,
Publisher: London : J. Johnston, Cheapside, 1819-1820.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Genre/Form: Parodies, imitations, etc
Poetry
Named Person: William Combe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Combe; Thomas Rowlandson; Robert Cruikshank; Sangorski & Sutcliffe,
OCLC Number: 31276159
Notes: Cover title (Part I).
In 8 parts, as issued, in printed cream wrappers.
Beginning publication date from publisher's slip mounted on Part III flyleaf ; frontispiece and engraved title of Part VIII have the publisher's name and date (1820).
Etched (aquatint)--t.p. (Part VIII) ; all parts illustrated, hand colored.
Not written by William Combe, who originated the Dr. Syntax character and used that pseudonym. The drawings for the plates may be by Thomas Rowlandson, the illustrator of the original Syntax books, or, more likely, by Robert Cruikshank. Cf. Hamilton, Tooley.
PMC copy in red satin folder inserted in full red moroccan slipcase signed by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine stamped in gold.
Part VII t.p.: The tour of Doctor Syntax through London.
The ill. are hand colored ; the plates bear no lettering except the titles.
Description: 8 parts (2 leaves, 319 p., [20] leaves of plates : front. (part VIII), col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Other Titles: Tour of Doctor Syntax through London
Pleasures and miseries of the metropolis
Responsibility: by Doctor Syntax.

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