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Sammelband of seven satirical pamphlets (1819-20) about George IV and the trial of Queen Caroline, illustrated by George Cruikshank, contents detailed below
London 1820 - 8vo. 1) THE GREEN BAG: 'A Dainty Dish to Set Before a King.' London: J. Robins and Co., 1820. [24] pp. First edition. Cohen 366 2) THE QUEEN'S MATRIMONIAL LADDER, a National Toy, with fourteen Step Scenes; and illustrations in Verse, with Eighteen other Cuts. London: Printed by and for William Hone, Ludgate-Hill, 1820 [sic]. [22] pp. + [2] pp. ads. "Twenty-first edition." Cohen 680 3) THE POLITICAL HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT. London: William Hone, 1819. [24] pp. "Twenty-eigth edition." Cohen 663 4) THE QUEEN THAT JACK FOUND. London: John Fairburn, 1820. [36] pp. (lacking [2] pp. ads). "Sixth edition." cohen 679 5) THE TOTAL ECLIPSE: a Grand Politico-Astronomical Phenomenon, Which Ovvured in the Year 1820; with a Series of Engravings, to Demonstrate the Configuration of the PLanets. To which is added An Hieroglyphic, Adapted to these Wonderful Times. London: Thomas Dolby, [1821]. 25, [1] pp. + [2] pp. ads. Not in Cohen 6) THE R--l FOWLS; or, The Old Black Cock's attempt to Crow over his Illustrious Mate. A Poem. London: Effingham Wilson, 1820. 23 pp. + [1] p. ad with Cruikshank woodcut. "Eighth edition." Cohen 718. Title page vignette woodcut by I.R. Cruikshank and supposedly assisted by George (Cohen) 7) "NON MI RICORDO!" &c. &c. &c. London: William Hone, 1820. [13] pp. + [3] pp. ads. "Seventh edition." Cohen 606. Bound on contemporary quarter calf with black morocco lettering pieces; newspaper clipping affixed to front pastedown, gift inscription on flyleaf, some pencil notations and corrections throughout, text browned and foxed,a few leaves trimmed cropping text [Attributes: First Edition]
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