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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
Graceful turning down his girlfriend's request for a new carriage, causing a disturbance as she jumps up enraged. The couplet reads "For such a mild and placid dear / He pays two thousand pounds a year".
For comment see the entry for the book (1963.30.38788.1-26)