Peregrine Castigator; Patriotic Allegory, by Peregrine Castigator. George Cruikshank.
Peregrine Castigator; Patriotic Allegory, by Peregrine Castigator

Peregrine Castigator; Patriotic Allegory, by Peregrine Castigator

London: A. Buego, Madien Lane, 1819. Cruikshank, George. First edition. Hardcover. 19.5 x 15 cm. The headline above the image reads, " Annual Parliaments & Universal Suffrage defeated." An early attempt and failure to promote voting rights. COHN 639. "An extremely rare pamphlet, a political squib on the Westminster Election, Covent Garden, 3 March 1819, with a frontispiece. I have not seen a copy of the complete work." A full page image of the this title adjacent to page 183 in Cohn's bibliography. With Cohn's armorial bookplate inside front cover housing the illustration, together with a facsimile of the original, inscribed below the image in pencil as "Pailthrope's facsimile." Housed in original light mauve boards faded to tan. Very good. Item #22503

Price: $1,200.00

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