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Published by Roberts Bros. in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

rec 19990219 rsb

Statementillustrate d with original designs by Alfred Crowquill
The Physical Object
Pagination407 p. ;
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26464101M
OCLC/WorldCa369075246

The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque; The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of Consolation; The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of a Wife; They were the smash hit of their day and were the subject of much illegal copying, jumping on the band wagon, and what we now call "merchandising" with Doctor Syntax crockery, wigs, clothes. The original "Tour," published in , was conceived of as a parody of the books of picturesque travels then enjoying a considerable vogue, and when it met with a great popular response itself, two more tours followed in and


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The tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of the picturesque by Combe, William Download PDF EPUB FB2

William Combe’s The Tour of Doctor Syntax in search of the picturesque was begun in and published in book form in Together with the accompanying aquatints by Thomas Rowlandson that inspired the poem, it satirises the aesthetic ideals lying behind the picturesque and its frequently pompous followers.

The Tour Of Doctor Syntax In Search Of The Picturesque, A Poem [by W. Combe, Illustr. By T. Rowlandson] Paperback – February 8, by William Combe (Author), Syntax (dr. fict. name.) (Creator) See all 39 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 2.

The Tour of Doctor Syntax: In Search of the Picturesque, a Poem - Kindle edition by William Combe. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Tour of Doctor Syntax: In Search of the Picturesque /5(3). Syntax series, The Tour of Dr. Syntax: In Search of the Picturesque (), appeared originally in publisher Rudolph Ackermann’s Poetical Magazine in – Ackermann published the first book and oversaw Combe and Rowlandson’s collaboration; as Combe later explained, Rowlandson made the drawings, and Combe then wrote poetry.

The Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque is a story of a fictional, rural schoolmaster and pastor who attempts to make his fortune by going travelling, and then writing and illustrating a book about his experiences of quaint and unusual places. The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque, Illustrated with Original Designs By Alfred Crowquill William Coombe Published by Ackerman and Company, London ().

The books cover is brown cloth boards with gold gilt title writing and decorations to the spine. The hinges are good. The inner boards and endpapers are good, possibly renewed.

With coloured frontispiece and Seller Rating: % positive. The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque Item Preview remove-circle The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque by William Combe. Publication date Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate Pages: *** The Tour of Dr Syntax in Search of the Picturesque (), is a descriptive and moralizing verse illustrated by artist Thomas Rowlandson's color plates.

It satirises William Gilpin,who toured Britain to describe his theory of the Picturesque. Thomas Rowlandson, design for The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque: A Poem by William Combe, (Rev.

Alexander Dyce Collection, Victoria & Albert Museum, London). Buy The Tour Of Doctor Syntax, In Search Of The Picturesque: A Poem by Combe, William, Rowlandson, Thomas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Syntax Sells Grizzle, plate 19 in the book 'The Tour of Dr. Syntax, In Search of The tour of Doctor Syntax Picturesque', 4th ed.

([London: R. Ackermann, ]), vol. 1 (of3) by Thomas Rowlandson, William Combe A work from the collections of the de Young and Legion of Honor museums of San Francisco, CA.

v. The first tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of the in search of the picturesque book. The second tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of consolationv. The Tour of Doctor Syntax: In Search of the Picturesque, a Poem William Combe Full view -   Author jeh Posted on March 7, Ap In search of the picturesque book 19th Century, Poetry - -UK - England Tags the tour of doctor syntax in search of the picturesque, william cmbe Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of The Picturesque, Illustrated by Alfred Crowquill. PublishedLondon by Ackerman & Co. pages.

Period 1/2 leather binding, raised and gilt bands, title in gilt, marbled covers and end papers, top edge Rating: % positive. The Digital Doctor Syntax Project aims to familiarize readers with production history, text, and images of the popular nineteenth-century text, The Tour of Doctor Syntax: In Search of the the first modern critical edition of In Search of the Picturesque, the full text of this site will attempt to recreate the original reading experience.

Originally published as The schoolmaster's tour in the Poetical magazine. Signatures: A² B-2N⁴. Description: iii, [1],[5] pages, 29, [2] leaves of plates: illustrations (hand-colored aquatints) ; 26 cm. The British Library catalogue lists four picturesque journeys from to ; from the time publication of Gilpin’s Observations on the River Rye in until the publication of The Tour of Dr.

Syntax in this number rises to sixty. 6 If considering Gilpin’s publications alone, the commodification of the picturesque is evident. Get this from a library. The tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of the picturesque: a poem.

[William Combe; Thomas Rowlandson]. The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque; Illustrated with Original Designs by Alfred Crowquill Delivery & returns This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order.

The Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque - audiobook William COMBE ( - ) “To bury these, to christen those, And marry such. In Thomas Rowlandson publisher resulted in the popular Dr. Syntax series—Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque (), The Second Tour of Dr.

Syntax in Search of Consolation (), and The Third Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of a Wife (). The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque (Presentation copy) by Combe, William (Thomas Rowlandson, illustrator) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Neuware - Doctor Syntax's three tours: In search of the picturesque, consolation, and a wife is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hans Elektronisches Buch is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres.

Doctor Syntax Tumbling into the Water, plate 11 in the book 'The Tour of Dr. Syntax, In Search of the Picturesque', 4th ed. ([London: R. Ackermann, ]), vol. 1 (of3) by Thomas Rowlandson, William Combe A work from the collections of the de Young.

London: Methuen & Co., Based on the Seventh Edition. 3/4 Leather. Three volume set. 17 x 11 cm. 16 mo., pages. Bound in 3/4 red leather with marble boards and endpaper. Gold design to spine and cover. 5 raised bands to spine. With 31 vol 1, 24 vol 2, and 25 vol 3 colored illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson in each volume.

Buy the Paperback Book The Tour Of Doctor Syntax In Search Of The Picturesque, A Poem [by W. Combe, Illustr. By T. Rowland by William Combe atCanada's largest bookstore. + Get Free Shipping on books over $25. The Tour of Dr Syntax in Search of the Picturesque. A Poem () The Second Tour in Search of Consolation () Third Tour in Search of a Wife () The History of Johnny Quae Genus, The Little Foundling of the Late Doctor Syntax () The English Dance of Death 2 vols.

(–16)] The Dance of Life () The first of April: or, The. English: The Tour of Dr Syntax: In Search of the Picturesque () by William Combe, illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson. This category includes images from a book scanned for the British Library Mechanical Curator collection.

London: R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, Seventh Edition. Full Leather. x 14 cm. Octavo. iv, pages. Bound in old brown leather.

Color frontispiece and color pictorial title page and 27 additional full page hand colored plates illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson. Binding is still tight but shows wear. Wear at the hinge of the boards. Combe, William () The three tours of Doctor Syntax: in search of 1.

The picturesque, 2. Of consolation, 3. Of a wife: the text complete First Edition Hardcover London: Alex. Murray and Son, Original Book Publishing Details. First illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, Combe’s character Dr. Syntax is a lovable eccentric whose misadventures on the road structure all of the subsequent Tours.

This edition of the Tour in Search of the Picturesque is the first to appear with Alfred Forrester’s illustrations.

“With the setting sun of Rowlandson,” notes the. The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque (Presentation copy) Rare presentation copy of Dr. Syntax with an original sonnet by the author Combe, William (Thomas Rowlandson, illustrator).

This illustration appears to have been designed for the work The Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque but not etched and published as part of it. One plate was probably thought sufficient to illustrate 'Sketching the Ruins, and tumbling in the Water,' through his seat giving way, the latter one being used.

'The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque'. Eighth edition with new plates. Bound in half leather. New endpapers. All plates present. Margins of page 14/15 repaired.

Spine rebacked with original laid over, no spine label. Repaired tear to last page. A bit of foxing through the book. Quite good. The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque; a Poem.

WITH: The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of Consolation; a Poem. WITH: The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of A Wife, a Poem. London: Nattali and Bond, []. Three volumes. Combe, William, The First Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque.

A Poem. Volume First. London, Nattili & Bond, The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of Consolation. A Poem. Volume Second. London, Nattili & Bond, The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of a Wife. A Poem. Volume Third.

London, Nattili & Bond, The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of the Picturesque [by William Combe], 7th edition, London: R.

Ackermann,hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, title and 29 plates (final plate detached and frayed to edges), some leaves with closed tears and few leaves detached, occasional dust-soiling and few marks, together with: ibid.

Picturesque is an aesthetic ideal introduced into English cultural debate in by William Gilpin in Observations on the River Wye, and Several Parts of South Wales, etc. Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty; made in the Summer of the Yeara practical book which instructed England’s leisured travellers to examine “the face of a country by the rules of picturesque beauty”.

Due to great demand it was printed as a book inunder the now familiar title of The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque. Sales were so high that many editions quickly followed, and by the fourth edition, inRowlandson's original etched plates had become so worn that new plates had to be engraved by other hands.Caricatures - Thomas Rowlandson - Dr.

Syntax: The Tour of Doctor Syntax In Search of the Picturesque (engraved title page).Dr. Syntax Drawn & Etched by Thomas Rowlandson ().

Amongst the most well known of Thomas Rowlandson's works were the three 'Tours' of Dr. Syntax. All written by William Combe and published by Rudolph Ackermann, the first of these, The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque, was published in This was an amusing but.