Sam Syntax's Description of the Cries of London as They Are Daily Exhibited in the Streets. William Combe.
Sam Syntax's Description of the Cries of London as They Are Daily Exhibited in the Streets
Sam Syntax's Description of the Cries of London as They Are Daily Exhibited in the Streets

Rare, with 16 Hand-Colored Plates

Sam Syntax's Description of the Cries of London as They Are Daily Exhibited in the Streets.

London: Harris & Son, 1821.

Second edition (first printed 1820). Hand-colored woodcut frontispiece and 16 hand-colored woodcut illustrations. [1], 17 leaves. Single illustration on each leaf above two four-line verses, printed on one side only with printed sides facing each other. 8vo. Rare, with 16 Hand-Colored Plates. Original printed wrappers, spine repaired, covers a bit worn and soiled, slight internal foxing––still a remarkably well preserved example of this title. In a custom quarter morocco clamshell box. Moon 766; cf. Osborne Collection, p. 630. Item #306600

Rare in any condition. OCLC records only 3 copies of this second edition, and only three of the first.

Price: $1,750.00 Free International Delivery