- CRUIKSHANK, George.
- The Man in the Moon.
- London: William Hone, 1820.
- Plaquette in-8 de (8) ff. [sur 11], broch. Limp pictorial paper covers, wrapped in tissue, protected by a purpose made 'Solander' box of 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Coloured wood-cut illustrations. Good condition.
Coloured plates in order:
1. Title page.
2. A Royal Procession.
3. The King carried in the style of a 'Sedan Chair'.
4. Royal Coat of Arms.
5. A man is almost bent double under the weight of his cargo, another man is adding to his load.
6. Royal Guards feeding (forcefully) the populace 'Steel Lozenges'.
7. A bonfire, around which the devil, clergymen and military commanders dance.
8. Men destroying a printing press, while a lone lady tries (in vain) to defend it from them.
9. The King shots a 'Blunderbuss' sitting on a mans back, and supported from behind by another.
10. End-piece illustration.
- Cohn, 527.- Patten I, 168-169
- Hand coloured plates
- British Isles, Caricatures, Cruikshank
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