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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Léon de Saint-Jean, Father; William Hone; George Cruikshank; Douglas Loveday; Philip, King of France
|Notes:||Details several accounts of miracles while protesting the practices used by the Catholic Church to convert Protestants.
The legend of the Miraculous Host and other excerpts translated from Fr. Leon's L'Histoire de l'Hostie Miraculeuze, arrivée au Convant des Religeus Carmes du Saint Sacremant des Billetes.--Pref.
Edited by William Hone; illustrations by George Cruikshank.
Printer's imprint on verso of t.p. and foot of p. 32: J. M'Creery, Tooks-Court, Chancery-Lane, London.
Title vignette (Bourbon arms).
|Description:||32 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Other Titles:||Miraculous Host|
|Responsibility:||from the original French work, authorised by the College of Theology at Paris, in the publisher's possession ; illustrated by ten cuts copied from the same work ; with Mr. Loveday's narrative, &c.|
Cf. A. Bowden, William Hone's political journalism, 1815-1821, pp. 423-424. Hone's Preface concludes with a quotation from Ben Johnson which reflects current politics. Hone also comments on the importance of a free press.