ROWLANDSON, Thomas (1756-1827), illustrator. -- William COMBE (1742-1823). The Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque. -The Second Tour of Dr. Syntax, in Search of Consolation. -The Third Tour of Dr. Syntax, in Search of a Wife. London: R. Ackermann, -20-.
3 volumes, 8vo (224 x 138 mm). Hand-colored aquatint frontispiece to each volume, hand-colored aquatint titles to vols.I and III (lacking letterpress titles those volumes only), 75 hand-colored engraved plates. (Some minor browning as usual, a few titles or plates trimmed touching imprint.) Uniformly bound in red straight-grained morocco gilt, spines gilt, edges gilt (some light wear to joints or extremities, otherwise bright). FIRST EDITIONS.
Estimate $ 300-400