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Sammelband of Political Pamphlets.

The Political House that Jack Built [bound with] The Man in the Moon [and] The Political Showman at Home [and] The Right Divine of Kings to Govern Wrong! [and] A Slap at Slop [and] The Queen's Matrimonial Ladder [and] The Form of Prayer.

Stock Code 111216

London, William Hone, 1820-1822.

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A sammelband of seven political pamphlets from the pen of the satirist and champion of the free press, William Hone (1780-1842), with illustrations by George Cruickshank (1792-1878). Published in the wake of the Peterloo Massacre of August 1819, the pamphlets represent some of Hone's most biting critique of political repression and tightening censorship laws under the Liverpool ministry.

Sammelband of 7 pamphlets; 8vo (21 x 14 cm); dated ownership inscription to front free endpaper, numerous illustrations including 3 folding plates, toned with occasional light spotting, ads, endpapers and title of Political House separated from the text block but all secure in the binding; contemporary half brown roan, marbled boards, corners and edges a little rubbed, slightly worn, small area of repair to spine; [24]; [24]; [32]; 60; 56; [18]; 13, [3]pp.

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Provenance: Anne Brown 1829 (ownership inscription).

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