COMBE, William (1742-1823). The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of Consolation. Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lea, 1822.

American pirated edition, an uncut copy. Carey & Lea pirated the Second Tour following the populatrity of Combe's first book. See Reese Stamped With a National Character 9 for the first Tour of Dr Syntax, published c.1819.

Octavo (245 x 150mm). 24 hand-colored aquatints after Thomas Rowlandson, including frontispiece (frontis detached, one or two plates with a little wear at margins). Leaves uncut (some spotting throughout). Contemporary half sheep over marbled boards (some rubbing and wear).
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