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|Genre/Form:||Parodies, imitations, etc|
|Named Person:||William Combe; William Combe|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Combe; Charles Williams; Thomas Rowlandson; S. and R. Bentley,
|Notes:||An anonymous imitation of: The tour of Doctor Syntax in search of the picturesque / William Combe ; aquatints by Thomas Rowlandson.
The illustrations, hand-coloured aquatints, are by Charles Williams; 6 of the plates are signed: Williams del et sc.
Engraved, illustrated title page, the word "grotesque" in the title incorporated as part of the illustration.
Halkett & Laing attributes the work to Combe; H.W. Hamilton, in his Doctor Syntax, 1969, lists it among the many imitations of Combe's work; Tooley lists it as a Rowlandson imitation.
Originally issued in parts.
|Description:||viii, 318 pages, 17 unnumbered leaves of plates : 17 color illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Other Titles:||Tour in search of the grotesque
Dr. Syntax in Paris, or, A tour in search of the grotesque
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