Yale Center for British Art
Hone, William, 1780-1842

FacetiƦ and miscellanies / by William Hone ; with one hundred and twenty engravings, drawn by George Cruiksbank.
London : Published for William Hone, by Hunt and Clarke, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, 1827.

Physical Description:
14 pts. in 1 v. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Gloria Scheuer
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Reissue of pieces first published separately, with a new general t.p. and preliminary matter.
Advertisement, contents, and introduction (1827). viii p. -- The political house that Jack built. Fiftieth ed. (1820) -- The man in the moon. Twenty-seventh ed. (1821) -- A political Christmas carol [1820] -- The Queen's matrimonial ladder. Forty-fourth ed. (1820) [Without the toy ladder] -- In Parliament : dropt clauses of the bill, against the Queen [n.d.] "Non mi ricordo!" Thirty-first ed. (1820) -- The form of prayer, with thanksgiving to Almighty God ... for the happy deliverance of Her Majesty Queen Caroline from the late ... conspiracy. Fifth ed. (1820) -- The political showman - at home! Sixteenth ed. (1821) -- The right divine of kings to govern wrong! (1821) -- The bank restriction barometer [1820?]. [With plate] ...
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1800-1837. | Political satire, English. | Satire, English. | Wit and humor, English. | Hone, William -- Publisher. | Hunt and Clarke -- Printer. | Scheuer, Gloria -- Provenance.
Wood engravings -- 1827.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill.