[ROWLANDSON, THOMAS (illustrator); COMBE, William].
Dedicated to the Lovers of the Muse, by the Agent of the Goddess, R. Ackermann.
First Edition. 4 volumes, 8vo, 4 stipple-engraved vignette titles, 52 aquatint plates (all but 2 hand-coloured), including the 28 for the Schoolmaster's Tour and others after Rowlandson, some trimmed close with minor occasional loss to imprint, overall internally very good, bookplate to front pastedown, late 19th century blue half morocco by Root & Son, gilt spine compartments within gilt-tooled raised bands, gilt edges, spines lightly dulled, some minor rubbing to joints and corner-tips.
Abbey, Life 214; Tooley 421