Dr. Comicus or the Frolicks of Fortune. A Comic Satirical…

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EARLY SYNTAX IMITATION IN FINE HALF MOROCCO

Dr. Comicus or the Frolicks of Fortune. A Comic Satirical Poem for the Squeamish & the Queer.

London: Blake, (1815). Half morocco, 8 3/4 inches tall. A fine later half crushed morocco with raised bands, gilt lettering and all edges. This is a scarce early work in imitation of William Combe and his splendid Dr. Syntax comic poems. The first edition with hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, additional title and 13 further hand-coloured aquatints. A little creasing and offsetting but a very nice copy of the first of many imitations of William Combe and Thomas Rowlandson's hilarious hero, according to Tooley. The 1820 reprint has only 12 plates.

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