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The political showman -- at home! :

exhibiting his cabinet of curiosities and creatures -- all alive! /
by the author of the Political house that Jack built ; with twenty-four cuts.
Main Creator: Hone, William, 1780-1842.
Contributors: Birney, John.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: London : printed for William Hone, 1821.
Edition:Fourth edition.
Notes:"Note. All the Drawings are by Mr. George Cruikshank."--p. [7].

Publisher's advertisements: p. [30-32].

Political satire, in verse, attacking Lord Sidmouth and his cabinet, and upholding the power of the press.

Inscribed "John Birney 11th July."

Formerly in the personal collection of Anne and F.G. Renier.

Physical description: [32] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Citations/References: Cohn, A.M. Cruikshank, 668

Citations/References: George, D. Br. Museum catalogue, 14148-14169

Citations/References: Hackwood, F.W. Hone, 34

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JP 2349
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JP 5062
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