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Auktion: 434 / Wertvolle Bücher am 21./22.11.2016 in Hamburg Lot 719

Poetical Magazine,
dedicated to the Lovers of the Muse, by .. R. Ackermann. 4 Bde. Halblederband d. Zt. mit 2 roten Rückenschildern und ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung. 8vo.

Erste Ausgabe. - "It is chiefly remarkable as the first appearance of the famous Doctor Syntax, who, under the title of The Schoolmaster's Tour , ran through the whole of the publication, to be reprinted in volume form under the title of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque . Its success was enormous, everything of an attractive nature being dubbed 'Syntax' .. A very difficult item to find complete; copies are invariably rebound with the leaves To Readers removed." (Abbey) - Da diese Lfgs.-Bll. To Readers in Bd. III mitgezählt wurden, springt die Pag. an den betr. Stellen. - Fehlt in Bd. I die Tafel 2 (View in Italy ). - Textbll. vereinzelt etw. braunfleckig (meist Abklatsch der Tafeln), 2 Titel seitlich beschnitten. Deckel leicht berieben. Dekoratives Exemplar. - Wappenexlibris.

ILLUSTRATIONEN: Mit 4 gestochenen Titeln mit Vignette und 51 (49 kolor.) Aquatinta-Tafeln (von 52) von Th. Rowlandson.

LITERATUR: Abbey, Life 214. - Tooley 421.

4 vols. With 4 engr. titles and 51 (49 colored) aquatints (of 52, lacking pl. 2 in vol. I). Contemp. half calf with gilt spine and two red labels. - Slight browning to few leaves (mostly reversed impression of the plates), 2 titles cropped close at side. Boards slightly rubbed. Bookplate. Fine copy.

Poetical Magazine
Poetical Magazine, 4 Bde., 1809.
€ 600
€ 480

(inkl. 20% Käuferaufgeld)