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|Genre/Form:||Parodies, imitations, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Modern Syntax (Writer)
Dr. Comicus, or, The frolics of fortune.
London : John Bennett, [not before 1815]
|Named Person:||William Combe|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Modern Syntax, (Writer); Thomas Rowlandson; William Combe
|Notes:||An imitation of The tour of Doctor Syntax in search of the picturesque / William Combe ; engravings by Thomas Rowlandson. Cf. Doctor Syntax / H.W. Hamilton. 1969. p. 318.
Originally published as: The adventures of Doctor Comicus, or, The frolicks of fortune / by a modern Syntax. Cf. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860 / R.V. Tooley. no. 431.
Engraved t.p., illustrated and hand-colored.
Without the printed t.p. found in other editions; hence, also without statement of authorship.
The makeup of this ed. follows Tooley 431, save for the absence of the printed t.p., and the presence of Tooley plates 10, 14, and 15 at pages 112, 217, and 172 (in each case, as called for on the plates).
|Description:||269 p.,  leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Doctor Comicus, or, The frolics of fortune.
Frolics of fortune.
Adventures of Doctor Comicus