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Hone, William 1780-1842

Overview
Works: 630 works in 2,679 publications in 3 languages and 22,405 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Trials, litigation, etc  Pamphlets  Humor  Records and correspondence  Anecdotes  Caricatures and cartoons  Biography‡vApocryphal and legendary literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Printer, Publisher, Bookseller, Inscriber, Creator, Recipient
Classifications: BS2832, 229.9
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Most widely held works about William Hone
 
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The lost books of the Bible : being all the Gospels, Epistles, and other pieces now extant attributed in the first four centuries to Jesus Christ, His Apostles and their companions, not included by its compilers, in the Authorized New Testament, and the recently discovered Syriac mss. of Pilate's letters to Tiberius, etc. by William Hone( Book )

33 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suppressed by the early church fathers who compiled the Bible, these apocryphal books have been shrouded in silence for centuries. Here are the Apostles' Creed, the girlhood and betrothal of Mary, the childhood of Jesus-told in all their warmth, intimacy and humanity. Translated from the Original Tongues, with 32 illustrations from Ancient Paintings and Missals
Ancient mysteries described : especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum ; ... by William Hone( Book )

88 editions published between 1823 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hone's summaries and excerpts from medieval Coventry plays or mysteries in the British Museum
The sports and pastimes of the people of England by Joseph Strutt( Book )

114 editions published between 1828 and 1898 in English and Undetermined and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Queen's matrimonial ladder, a national toy with fourteen step scenes ; and illustrations in verse, with eighteen other cuts by William Hone( Book )

95 editions published between 1820 and 2012 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on the separation of George IV and Queen Caroline
Radical squibs & loyal ripostes: satirical pamphlets of the Regency period, 1819-1821 by Edgell Rickword( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Man in the moon, &c. &c. &c. with fifteen cuts by William Hone( Book )

55 editions published between 1820 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirical attacks on the Prince Regent (George IV), Lord Castlereagh, George Canning, and Lord Sidmouth. Cf. A. Bowden, William Hone's political journalism, 1815-1821, pp. 296-307
"Non mi ricordo!" &c. &c. &c. by William Hone( Book )

55 editions published between 1820 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on George IV and the trial of Queen Caroline
The spirit of despotism by Vicesimus Knox( Book )

28 editions published between 1821 and 1822 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hone's reissue of a work that favored governmental reform. Hone's criticism of government in 1821 was expressed through his dedication of the work to Lord Castlereagh and through Cruikshank's t.p. vignette of a spaniel licking the scourge. Cf. A. Bowden, William Hone's political journalism, 1815-1821, pp. 366-368
Facetiæ and miscellanies by William Hone( Book )

22 editions published between 1827 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political showman-- at home! exhibiting his cabinet of curiosities and creatures-- all alive! by William Hone( Book )

39 editions published between 1821 and 1971 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attacks Lord Sidmouth and his cabinet
The sinecurist's creed, or belief as the same can or may be sung or said throughout the kingdom by William Hone( Book )

20 editions published between 1817 and 1970 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bullet Te Deum; with the Canticle of the stone by William Hone( Book )

11 editions published in 1817 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British constitution triumphant, or, A picture of the radical conclave by BRITISH CONSTITUTION( Book )

15 editions published between 1819 and 1820 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspersions answered an explanatory statement, addressed to the public at large, and to every reader of the Quarterly review in particular by William Hone( Book )

13 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three trials of William Hone, for publishing three parodies: viz., the late John Wilkes's catechism, the political litany, and the sinecurists' creed by William Hone( Book )

50 editions published between 1817 and 1975 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of all three trials celebrating Hone's innocence on charges of profane and seditious libel and upholding freedom of the press
Full annals of the Revolution in France, 1830 : to which is added, a full account of the celebration of said revolution in the City of New York, on the 25th November, 1830 ... by William Hone( Book )

11 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second trial of William Hone, on an ex-officio information, at Guildhall, London, December 19, 1817, before Lord Ellenborough and a special jury, for publishing a parody, with an alleged intent to ridicule the litany, and libel the Prince Regent, the House of Lord, and the House of Commons by William Hone( Book )

25 editions published between 1817 and 1818 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hone was tried for profane and seditious libel for publishing a political parody of the litany. Hone's litany, based on the General Supplication of the Anglican Church, was a satirical attack on the Prince Regent and government
Trial by jury, and, Liberty of the press by William Hone( Book )

10 editions published between 1818 and 1980 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Hone's "difficulties" being his publishing of certain libels, in particular three parodies
The first trial of William Hone : on an ex-officio information : at Guildhall, London, December 17, 1817, before Mr. Justice Abbott and a special jury, for publishing The late John Wilkes's catechism of a ministerial member by William Hone( Book )

11 editions published between 1817 and 1818 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hone was tried for profane libel for publishing a political parody of the Anglican Catechism in the Book of Common Prayer. Hone readapted John Wilkes' eighteenth century manuscript. Cf. M. Wood, Radical satire and print culture, 1790-1822, pp. 114-121, 272-290
 
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The lost books of the Bible : being all the Gospels, Epistles, and other pieces now extant attributed in the first four centuries to Jesus Christ, His Apostles and their companions, not included by its compilers, in the Authorized New Testament, and the recently discovered Syriac mss. of Pilate's letters to Tiberius, etc.
Alternative Names
Author of The House that Jack built The 1780-1842

Cecil John 1780-1842

William Hone English writer, satirist and bookseller

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German (2)

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The apocryphal books of the New Testament : being all the gospels, epistles, and other pieces now extant attributed in the first four centuries to Jesus Christ, His apostles and their companions, not included, by its compilers, in the authorized New Testament ; and, the recently discovered Syriac mss. of Pilate's letters to Tiberius, etc. Translated from the original tongues. Illustrated from ancient paintings and missalsAncient mysteries described : especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum ; ...Radical satire and print culture, 1790-1822Regency radical : selected writings of William HoneThe laughter of triumph : William Hone and the fight for the free pressThe world of William Hone : a new look at the romantic age in words and pictures of the day