The Man in the moon &c. &c. &c. :
With fifteen cuts.
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London : Printed by and for William Hone ..., 1820.
A satire, in verse, on George IV.
Attribution (in Brit. Mus. Catalogue) to Wm. Hone refuted, ill. attributed to G. Cruikshank in Brit. Mus. Catalogue of political and personal satires, 13508-13521; Cohn, A.M.G. Cruikshank, 527.
Caption title: The man in the moon, a speech from the throne to the senate of Lunataria in the moon.
Dedicated to the Right Hon. George Canning.
Advertisements:  p. at end.
Includes: (p. -) "A political Christmas carol ..." [a parody of "God rest ye merry, gentlemen" by William Hone, satirizing Viscount Castlereagh], with music ; and (p. -) "The Doctor" : a parody written by the Right Honorable George Canning, M.P. [A political satire on Lord Sidmouth, actually written by Wm. Hone, cf. his Facetiæ and miscellanies, 1827, p. viii].
Physical description:  p. : ill ; 23 cm. (8vo)
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