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John L Capes

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London Ackermann's Repository 101 The Strand 1820. A nice example with rich warm colouring of plate 38 from Combe's "The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of Consolation " In an Ivory Bevel Edge mount 12" x10" ready for framing [Picture shows just the print] (Book ref. 3564)
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London Ackermann's Repository 101 The Strand 1820. A fine example with rich warm colouring of plate 32 from Combe's "The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of Consolation " The drawing illustrates a scene in which the doctor meets a Curate who looks remarkably like himself. In an Ivory Bevel Edge mount 12" x10" ready for framing [Picture shows just the print] (Book ref. 3561)
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London Ackermann's Repository 101 The Strand 1817. A fine example with rich warm colouring of plate 29 from Combe's "The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque " Following his book deal with Vellum the bookseller and his conversation at the theatre, Syntax dozes off while browsing in Lord Carlisle's library.His dream recalls Swift's "Battle of the Books",Pope's "Essay on Criticism" and skirmishes between the classics and the mass produced writing of hacks Ivory Bevel Edge mount 10"x14" ready for framing [Picture shows just the print] (Book ref. 3545)
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London Ackermann's Repository 101 The Strand 1817. A fine example with rich warm colouring of plate 22 from Combe's "The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque " Dr Syntax's visit to Liverpool gives Rowlandson a chance to draw the recently built Exchange Building. In Ivory Bevel Edge mount 10"x14" ready for framing [Picture shows just the print] (Book ref. 3541)