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The Queen's matrimonial ladder, a national toy, with fourteen step scenes; and illustrations in verse, with eighteen other cuts.

Hone, William.

Published by Pr. by and for William Hone, London, 1820
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43rd edition. Cheap reprint of a satire taking Queen Caroline's side in her separation from George IV. The pamphlet and ladder-toy were issued together at 1 shilling. Of the two, the ladder is usually lacking and here also. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. Includes "The Joss and his folly" on pp. [20]?[22] and publisher's advertisements ("Published by William Hone," starting with "Nero Vindicated" and ending with William Hone's "The 'History of Parody'") on pp. [23]?[24]. 8vo. [12] ff.; illus. NSTC 2H28419, 2C88175, & 2C45075.2. Removed from a nonce volume; wrappers not present; two sewing holes at inner margin. Uncut copy. First two leaves separated. Bookseller Inventory # 16835

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Title: The Queen's matrimonial ladder, a national ...

Publisher: Pr. by and for William Hone, London

Publication Date: 1820

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