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Note: IUC on printed title: William Combe; this may be the author's name, and not Combe’s signature (needs verification)
Edition: first edition in book form, originally published in eight parts (see Advertisement at front)
Binding:red calf and marbled board
Volumes in Set: 1.
Languages Used in Text:English;
Provenance:Alfred A. Cohen, Fernside (his card attached inside front cover);
Remarks: Author’s name, William Combe, inscribed in gray-black ink on the printed title page, where he is identified as the author Dr. Syntax but not mentioned by name.
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts
A poacher and his pleading family appear before Graceful and his wife, etc. in library of grand house. The couplet reads "To sooth the rigour of the laws / Let Beauty plead the Culprit's cause".
For comment see the entry for the book (1963.30.38788.1-26)