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Hone, William 1780-1842

Overview
Works: 869 works in 2,830 publications in 4 languages and 22,734 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Anecdotes  Miscellanea  Pamphlets  Humor  Trials, litigation, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Printer, Publisher, Bookseller, Inscriber, Redactor, Illustrator, Creator, Recipient
Classifications: BS2832, 229.9
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Most widely held works about William Hone
 
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Most widely held works by William Hone
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 )

35 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,615 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mysteries described : especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum ; ...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 )

69 editions published between 1823 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 932 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 )

112 editions published between 1828 and 1898 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political house that Jack built : with thirteen cuts by William Hone( Book )

142 editions published between 1818 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bound autograph manuscript transcription of William Hone's work of 1819, in an unknown hand. Illustrated with thirteen hand-drawn and watercolored drawings signed by George Cruikshank. Two pages of quotes from William Cowper's poem "The Task" follows the author's dedication to "Doctor Slop" (Sir John Stoddart); additional quotes from "The Task" accompany the drawings. Inscription: Florence Bradley from her Father, August 1866, appears on front endpaper
The Queen's matrimonial ladder, a national toy : with fourteen step scenes ; and illustrations in verse, with eighteen other cuts by William Hone( Book )

84 editions published between 1820 and 2012 in English and held by 337 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 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

59 editions published between 1820 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 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
The Table Book by William Hone( Book )

10 editions published between 1827 and 2012 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Non mi ricordo!" &c. &c. &c. by William Hone( Book )

47 editions published between 1820 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1821 and 1980 in English and held by 212 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 )

23 editions published between 1827 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

40 editions published between 1821 and 2012 in English and held by 182 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 )

25 editions published between 1817 and 1970 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published in 1817 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1819 and 1820 in English and held by 73 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 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another article for the Quarterly review by William Hone( Book )

8 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mainly an answer to criticism of his Apocryphal New Testament
 
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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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Languages
English (1,121)

French (2)

German (1)

Italian (1)

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Ancient mysteries described : especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum ; ...The apocryphal 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 and not included in the New Testament by its compilers. Translated from the original tongues, and now first collected into one volumeRadical 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