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Hone, William 1780-1842

Overview
Works: 861 works in 2,906 publications in 3 languages and 22,730 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Anecdotes  Sources  Miscellanea  Pamphlets  Trials, litigation, etc  Trivia and miscellanea  Biography  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Printer, Publisher, Bookseller, Redactor, Inscriber, Recipient, Illustrator, Creator
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 )

43 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,617 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mysteries described : especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum ; ...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 )

70 editions published between 1823 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 942 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; including the rural and domestic recreations, May games, mummeries, shows, processions, pageants, and pompous spectacles, from the earliest period to the present time by Joseph Strutt( Book )

110 editions published between 1828 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 627 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 )

79 editions published between 1820 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 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 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

48 editions published between 1820 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1821 and 1980 in English and held by 203 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 )

25 editions published between 1827 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 193 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 175 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 )

27 editions published between 1817 and 1989 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1817 and 1989 in English and held by 75 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 )

14 editions published between 1824 and 2016 in English and held by 66 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 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mainly an answer to criticism of his Apocryphal New Testament
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 )

30 editions published between 1817 and 1818 in English and held by 47 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 Supplicaton of the Anglican Church, was a satirical attack on the Prince Regent and government
The political house that Jack built by William Hone( Book )

18 editions published between 1819 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of several related files. A text file contains a complete annotated transcription of Hone's verse text along with clickable thumbnail images of Cruikshank's engravings. The full text of the pamphlet, as collected and bound in Hone's 1827 Facetiae and miscellanies, is also available as a series of facsimile images. Other files contain: a transcription of the title page, epigraph, and a mock dedication to "Dr. Slop"; a transcription of The clerical magistrate, "a separate poem, attached as a kind of coda to The political house that jack built"; other supporting material; and Web links to other supporting material. A search engine is also available for searching the text and supporting material
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 )

13 editions published between 1817 and 1818 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hone was tried for profane libel for publishing a political parody of the Angican 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
The third trial of William Hone, on an ex-officio information : at Guildhall, London, December 20, 1817, before Lord Ellenborough and a special jury : for publishing a parody on the Athanasian creed entitled "The sinecurist's creed." by William Hone( Book )

7 editions published in 1818 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hone was tried for profane libel for publishing a parody of "The Creed of St. Anthanasius" to attack the governmnet, particularly Lord Chancellor Eldon, Foreign Secretary Lord Castlereagh, and Home Secretary Lord Sidmouth. Cf. A. Bowden, William Hone's political journalism, 1815-1821, pp. 111-113
 
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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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Ancient 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