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The Man in the moon &c. &c. &c. :

With fifteen cuts.
Contributors: Hone, William, 1780-1842.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: London : Printed by and for William Hone ..., 1820.
Edition:Eighth ed.
Notes: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: [1] p. at end.

Includes: (p. [17]-[21]) "A political Christmas carol ..." [a parody of "God rest ye merry, gentlemen" by William Hone, satirizing Viscount Castlereagh], with music ; and (p. [22]-[23]) "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 FacetiƦ and miscellanies, 1827, p. viii].

Physical description: [24] p. : ill ; 23 cm. (8vo)

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