London: R. Ackermann, 1812.
3 volumes. The Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of the Picturesque: A Poem. 30 hand-colored plates plus illustrated title page. iii + 275 pages. 2nd edition. The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of Consolation. 24 hand-colored plates. 277 pages. First Edition. The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of a Wife. 24 hand-colored plates plus illustrated title page. 279 pages. First Edition. Tall slim 8vos, full contemporary tan polished calf gilt-decorated spines, neatly and professionally re-cased. London: R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 1812, 1820, 1821. A handsome and very good set protected in a cloth slip case.
Begun in 1809, and first published in 1812, Dr. Syntax contains Thomas Rowlandson's most famous illustratons.
Illustrator: Rowlandson, Thomas
Condition: Very Good(+)