London: R. Ackermann, 1819-1821.
4to. Three volumes. All in Original Boards. The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque (eighth edition), The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of Consolation (second edition), and The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of a Wife (no edition stated, but first edition). In the original plain paper boards, with printed title labels intact on two of the three volumes, housed in custom brown chemise and slipcase with red leather title label. 10 x 6 inches (25.5 x 15 cm). Volume I: title, iii, 276 pp., plus list of plates, 2 pp. ads; volume II: title, , 277 pp., list, [2 ads]; volume III: title, , 279 pp., 8 pp. ads, list of plates. Illustrated with color aquatints by Thomas Rowlandson. All three volumes are uncut and complete with all plates as per Tooley. Old adhesive repair to joints of volume III, loss to backstrip of volume I, otherwise a fine set in the scarce original boards. House in recent cloth folders with matching slipcase. Tooley (first edition) p. 233. A rare example of all three volumes in their original state.
Price: $1,850.00 Item #3506