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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. Author: [Combe, William]; illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson.. Published by London: R. Ackermann, 1822.. First Edition Octavo in burgundy crushed morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Triple rule border on covers; five raised spine bands with extra gilt compartments, extra gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. 267 pages plus a page of directions to binder for placing the plates. Illustrated by 24 hand-colored plates by Thomas Rowlandson. The adventures in verse of the foundling of Dr. Syntax, the author stating that it should be viewed as an English "Gil Blas". The paper is lightly toned, but clean and without foxing; the endpaper edges are toned from the leather turn-ins. A couple of tiny abrasions along the bottom edge of the front cover; joints slightly rubbed. A wonderful copy in a superior binding. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

Keywords: Bindings Adventure Novels London English Manners Georgian England Novels Verse Bindings Rare Books Fine.

Price: US$850.00, Quantity available: 1.
 Appr.: | AUD 1,148.65 CAD 1,133.33 EUR 801.89 GBP 672.47 JPY 85000 MXN 14167 ZAR 12143 
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   Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB
Seller Item Number: 12290
1454 South Broadway
, on Historic Antique Row
Denver, Colorado 80210 United States
Phone: 303.756.5821, Fax: NA; Toll Free 1-866-425-5225

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