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Pickford, Susan. “Images as Eccentric Paratext: Combe and Rowlandson’s Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque. Book Illustration in the Long Eighteenth Century: Reconfiguring the Visual Periphery of the Text, ed. Christina Ionescu. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2011.

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Fielding, T. A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes: Containing a Description of the Most Romantic Scenery of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, with Accounts of Antient and Modern Manners and Customs, and Elucidations of the History and Antiquities of That Part of the Country &c. &c. London: Printed by William Clowes, 1821. UNC Chapel-Hill Special Collections.

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