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Dr. Syntax's Three Tours


Dr. Syntax's Three Tours by William Combe
Chatto & Windus, London, 1895. Very good condition. No dj. Black cloth w/gilt rider and horse on front cover, title on spine. Reproduction of 80 colored illus. by T. Rowlandson. Reprint of three humorous long poems written in the early 1800's; does not appear to have anything much hunting related in it, but the comic illustrations often feature equestrian scenes, as Dr. Syntax rides out on his tours. Delightful period piece.

Hardcover, 354pp. (5908)