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The queen's matrimonial ladder, a national toy, with fourteen step scenes; and illustrations in verse, with eighteen other cuts. By the author of "The political house that Jack built."

Collection Data

Hone, William, 1780-1842 (Author)
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 (Illustrator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1820
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by and for William Hone
Edition: Forty-fourth edition
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Hone, W. Popular political tracts)
Caroline, Queen, consort of George IV, King of Great Britain, 1768-1821
George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Political satire, English
Content: "All drawings for this publication are by Mr. George Cruikshank"-- p. [2].
Content: "The joss and his folly" -- p. 20-22.
Content: "This pamphlet and the toy together, one shilling."
Content: A satire, in verse, on the separation of George IV and Queen Caroline, in defense of Queen Caroline.
Content: Issued with 7 other Hone pamphlets under collective title:Hone's popular political tracts.
Content: Publisher's advertisements: p. 23-24.
Content: The author of "The political house that Jack built" = William Hone.
Physical Description
Extent: [24] p., [1] folding toy ladder : ill. ; 22 cm.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16462810
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 74533870-c604-012f-0522-58d385a7bc34
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