A political catechism, dedicated, without permission, to his Most Serene Highness Omar, Bashaw, Dey, and governor of the warlike city and kingdom of Algiers; the Earl of Liverpool; Lord Castlereagh, and Co. William Hone.

A political catechism, dedicated, without permission, to his Most Serene Highness Omar, Bashaw, Dey, and governor of the warlike city and kingdom of Algiers; the Earl of Liverpool; Lord Castlereagh, and Co.

London: Printed and published by R. Carlil ... and sold by those who are not afraid of incurring the displeasure of his Majesty's ministers, their spies or informers, or public plunderers of any denomination, 1817. 8p., untrimmed wraps, bound with thread, minor handling soil; several pinholes along spine.

Calls for a radical reform of parliament (a "corrupt house of Boroughmongering sycophants"), lamenting the dominance of powerful families in government. One of several pamphlets issued by Hone in this year, during which a momentous court decision upheld his right to satire.

Cat.No: 174649

Price: $200.00