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- THE HISTORY OF JOHNNY QUAE GENUS, the Little Foundling of the late Doctor Syntax: A Poem, by the Author of the Three Tours [i.e. William Combe].

London, R. Ackermann at the Repository of Arts 1822 Hand-coloured plates (24) by Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827). . Tall octavo disbound with remains of calf spine gilt. Hand-coloured frontis (illegible name on back) + titlepage + 254 of 267pp (lacking last 7 leaves). Pages 249-256 repeated in pagination but text and register are continuous. Corner losses not touching print to 6 leaves at front and back, last leaf present stained and browned on back, some corner creases. Here sold for the very fine 24 hand-coloured Plates. *The rarest of the Syntax books as it only seems to have had one printing (1822), plus a 1903 copy of the 1822 edition with the plates colour printed.
GBP 154.00 [Appr.: EURO 170.25 US$ 188.34 | JPą 20084] Book number V74421

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