combe, william

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combe, william

prolific English writer of miscellaneous prose and satirical verse whose poem The Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque (1812) was one of the most popular books of early 19th-century England.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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