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Blackwood's comic Zadkiel : an almanac at once prophetical and profitable, logical and astrological, quizzical and physical, ombrological and symbolical, astronomically comical and comically astronomical, for the year 1855 : a work devoted to all the "ologies" except tautology, and containing full prophecies upon everything which nobody wishes to know : and truthfully foretelling every future event, from the winner of the Derby to the next revolution in the wheel of time / edited by Hain Friswell, author of "The shadow of St. Paul's," "Twelve insides," "Houses with the fronts off," "The Russian empire," etc. etc. ; and illustrated by William McConnell.

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Comic Zadkiel

Published/Created:
London : James Blackwood, Paternoster Row, MDCCLV [1855]
Physical Description:
[10], [v]-viii, [9]-96 p., [7] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : ill. ; 18 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AY758.C7 B56 1855
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Added engraved t.p.
Advertisements on wrappers, first [10] p., and p. 89-96.
Printed by Stewart and Murray, Old Bailey.
NSTC, 2F17239
BAC: British Art Center copy in original illustrated wrappers, as issued.
Subject Terms:
Almanacs, English.
Astrology -- Humor.
Blackwood, James -- Publisher.
English wit and humor.
Satire, English.
Stewart and Murray -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1855.
Contributors:
Friswell, J. Hain (James Hain), 1825-1878.
McConnell, William, 1833-1867, ill.
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