London: Chatto and Windus, 1886. Item #04819
A History of Parliamentary Elections and Electioneering in the Old Days…
Extra-Illustrated by the Insertion of over Two Hundred Illustrations
GREGO, Joseph. A History of Parliamentary Elections and Electioneering in the Old Days. Showing the State of Political Parties and Party Warfare at the Hustings and in the House of Commons from the Stuarts to Queen Victoria. Illustrated from the original Political Squibs, Lampoons, Pictorial Satires, and Popular Caricatures of the time.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1886.
Large Paper Edition, limited to one hundred and eleven numbered copies - this being No. 90.
Extra illustrated by the insertion of 216 additional illustrations including additional pages of text, ephemera, 146 uncolored plates and 50 hand colored plates including 4 folding (all colored plates listed below). Additionally bound in at end is The Dorchester Guide; or, a House that Jack Built. With Thirteen Cuts. London: Printed and Published for the Author, . Quarto, 35 pp. all inlaid to size.
Large quarto (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches; 286 x 222 mm.). [2, limitation, verso blank], xxvii, [1, blank], 403, [1, imprint] pp.
Bound by H.J. Rogers of Bristol ca. 1886. Three quarter red scored calf over green cloth boards ruled in gilt. Spine with four double raised bands ruled in gilt. Gilt ornaments and lettering in compartments, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine example of a late nineteenth century extra-illustrated work.
List of Additional Color Plates (46 total):
Prelim: A Sketch at Brentford. (anonymous 1804 - BM Satires 10268)
Frontis: The Rights of Women or the Effects of Female Enfranchisement. (folding) (G. Cruikshank, Comic Alman. 1853)
Pg. 20: I means to say that a man like me gets edifyd at these elections. (anonymous)
Pg. 56: A Long Headed Election. (Fold-Out) (G.M. Woodward, 1806) BM Satires 10610
Pg. 174: Duke of Grafton.
Pg. 218: Ministers, or a Gracious Answer to Grievous Petitions. (Fold-Out) (Anonymous)
Pg. 225: The Daily Advertiser. (James Gillray)
Pg. 227: Political Dinner. (Henry Alken)
Pg. 232: Meeting of the Monied Interest. (James Gillray)
Pg. 238: Sir Samuel House.
Pg. 243: Members of the Whig Club. (Dighton)
Pg. 248: Pizzaro a New Play or the Drury-Lane Masquerade. (Gillray ?)
Pg. 250: John Bulls’ Watchman Neglecting his Duty!!! (John Cawse)
Pg. 251: Gloria Mundi. (Jame Gillray)
Pg. 256: Doctor Sangrado Relieving John Bull of the Yellow Fever. (Isaac Cruikshank)
Pg. 259: John Bull at his Studies attended by his Guardian Angel. (Unknown)
Pg. 262: The Brazen Image erected on a Pedestal wrought by Himself. (Charles Williams)
Pg. 265: The Apostate Jack R the Political Rat Catcher. (Fold-Out) (Thomas Rowlandson)
Pg. 268: Shrine at St. Ann’s Hill. (James Gillray)
Pg. 272: The Magnanimous Minister chastising Prufsian Perfidy. (James Gillray)
Pg. 288: Stealing off; -or- prudent Secesion. (James Gillray)
Pg. 292: Peter and Paul expell’d from Paradise. (Fold-Out) (James Gillray)
Pg. 296: hic niger, est, hunc… caveto. (Unknown)
Pg. 297: Preliminaries of Peace! -or- John Bull, and his Little Friends Marching to Paris. (James Gillray)
Pg. 305: Two Pair of Portraits; presented to all the unbiased Electors of Great Britain by John Horne Tooke. (James Gillray)
Pg. 307: Improvement in Weights & Measures. (James Gillray)
Pg. 311: The Bond Street Battalion. (Anonymous)
Pg. 316: The Triumph of Quassia. (James Gillray)
Pg. 318: ‘Tis all vel at Vindsor.
Pg. 319: A Kick at the Broad Bottoms. (James Gillray)
Pg. 320: A Great Stream from a Petty Fountain; -or- John Bull swamped in the Flood of new Taxes! Cormorants Fishing in the Stream. (James Gillray)
Pg. 320: Election Candidates. (James Gillray)
Pg. 324: Duke of Norfolk. (Dighton)
Pg. 326: The Cunning Hen.
Pg. 330: Achilles.
Pg. 335: Long Franky.
Pg. 340: A Kow-Cumber.
Pg. 342: State Cavalry frightened into a Retreat from the City Dinner. (Heath)
Pg. 345: The Steping Stone or John Bull peeping into Futurity!!! (Gillray ?)
Pg. 347: Paddy Whack!
Pg. 352: The Oeld’un.
Pg. 354: Orange Pe-l.
Pg. 360: A drive from Dublin.
Pg. 362: A Man of All-Weathers.
Pg. 364: Once in Battersea, Now in Chelsea.
Pg. 366: The Last Stage.
Prelim: Broadside "England expects every Man to do his Duty. To The Electors of Chippenham (folding)
Facing title: The Chelmsford Petition. Broad-Bottom-Patriots addressing the Essex Calves! (James Gillray, 1808)
Pg. 24: Prynne. Benoist sculp. (circular portrait)
Pg. 26: Laurence Hide Earl of Rochester. G. Kneller pinx; Goldar sculp. (oval portrait, 1813)
Pg. 28: A. Marvell. (portrait)
Pg. 29: Prince George. From an extra rare Print by Droeshout, 1810 (full-length portrait)
Pg. 60: Gog & Magog. Guildhall. Pubd. I Asperne, 1810
Pg. 69: Thomas Marquis of Wharton. (portrait)
Pg. 72: Jonathan Swift. D.D. John Kirkwood after Charles Grey (etched full-length portrait)
Pg. 73: Richard Steel. Baxter del. Hopwood sculp. (stipple portrait)
Pg. 74: Sarah Duchess of Marlborough. Woolnoth after Rivers. (portrait)
Pg. 78: Robert Earl of Orford. 1775 J. Collyer sculpt. (portrait)
Pg. 107: Simon Lord Fraser of Lovat. 1808. (full-length portrait)
Pg. 125: Thomas Pelham, Duke of Newcastle. Engraved by W. Holl. (full-length portrait)
Pg. 127: The Most Noble Henry Pelham Duke of Newcastle. W.H. Mote after H.W. Pickersgill (portrait)
Pg. 128: Sr. John Barnard Bart. Chambars sculp. (circular portrait)
Pg. 130: Lottery Insurance Office. 1790. Barlow after Collings
Pg. 143: [The Royal Oak Inn]. 1766. Courbauld after W. Hogarth. (engraved view)
Pg. 145: Polling. G. Clint after W. Hogarth. (etched view)
Pg. 147: [Chairing the Members]. Courbauld after W. Hogarth. (view)
Pg. 148: [No Title]. Courbauld after W. Hogarth. (view)
Pg. 157: [The Oxford Magazine] Mansfield; Beckford; Harley; Trecothick; Recorder. (engraved view)
Pg. 158: John Wilkes Esqr. 1796. (circular portrait)
Pg. 160: The Celebrated William Hogarth, Esqr. J. Mills after W. Hogarth. (portrait with Hogarth's dog)
Pg. 160: The Bruiser C Churchill (illustration depicting a bear and a dog)
Pg. 163: Hieroglyphics
Pg. 169: A Recorder on his Pilgrimage. A Man of Honour an a Gentleman. Harley.
Pg. 174: "Wilkes and Liberty" Riots. The Scotch Victory. Murder of Allen by a Grenadier. Massacre of St. George's Fields. 1768.
Pg. 175: The Murder/Manslaughter we should say of Mr. Smith by the heroic Scotch Serjeant.
Pg. 176: Midas; or the Surry Justice.
Pg. 178: The Brentwood Election.
Pg. 178: The Hustings at Brentford, Middlesex Election, 1768. Serjeant Glynn and Sir W. Beauchamp Proctor.
Pg. 183: The Rt. Honourable Samuel Turner, Esq. Lord, Mayor of London.
Pg. 185: John Horne Tooke Esq.r (portrait)
Pg. 187: The Siege of Warwick Castle; or The Battle between the Fellons & Licenciates.
Pg. 192: [HP]. (portrait)
Pg. 192: A Perspective and Political View of the Timber Yard at L_e.
Pg. 194: The Addressers.
Pg. 201: Sequel to he Battle of Temple Bar - Presentation of The Loyal Address at St. James's Palace. 1769.
Pg. 201: The Battle of Temple Bar.
Pg. 204: Carlton Houfe Junto in Fear & Trembling.
Pg. 206: The Effects of Petitions and Remonstrances.
Pg. 209: The Curious Zebra.
Pg. 210: The Cockney Petition! Enter Mr. Noodle & Mr. Doodle.
Pg. 212: William Beckford Esq. (circular portrait)
Pg. 213: James Townsend Esq. Lord Mayor of London. (circular portrait)
Pg. 214: The Westminster Petition - a kick-out from Wimbledon.
Pg. 215: Brass Crosby Esq. Lord Mayor of London. (circular portrait)
Pg. 220: J.s Townfend Esq. Sheriff. W.m Beckford Esq. Lord Mayor 1769. Jno. Sawbridge Esq. Sheriff. (3 circular portraits)
Pg. 222: Junius.
Pg. 223: The City Carriers.
Pg. 224: Picture of Europe for July 1772.
Pg. 226: The Right Hon. Earl Spencer. (portrait)
Pg. 226: Set of six circular portraits labeled Nos. 1-6.
Pg. 226: Mungo Campbell. (circular portrait)
Pg. 227: George Saville, Marquis of Halifax. (circular portrait)
Pg. 228: The Right Hon.ble John Charles, Earl Spencer. (portrait)
Pg. 229: The State Hackney Coach.
Pg. 231: Sir J. Banks. (portrait)
Pg. 233: Three Boroughs. 1. Dunwich. 2. Old Sarum. 3. Bramber.
Pg. 235: A Peep into the Retreat at Tinnehinch.
Pg. 237: Evidence to Character; being a Portrait of a Traitor, by his Friends and by Himself.
Pg. 241: Sir Abraham Hume, Bart. (circular portrait)
Pg. 247: In Pizzarra's plans observe the Statesman's wisdom guides the poormans heart. (etched by J. Chapman)
Pg. 249: The Right Hon.ble W.m. Pitt. (portrait)
Pg. 254: The RIght Hon.ble Charles James Fox. (portrait)
Pg. 254: The Mother and the Child.
Pg. 257: Carlo Khan's Triumphal Entry into Leadenhall St.
Pg. 257: [Untitled]
Pg. 264: T. Rowlandson: Master Billy's Procession to the Grocers' Hall.
Pg. 265: T. Rowlandson: The Apostate Jack Robinson, the Political Rat-Catcher, 1784.
Pg. 266: Sam House. The Patriotic Publican. (portrait)
Pg. 266: T. Rowlandson: The Rival Candidates - Great Westminster Election, 1784.
Pg. 268: T. Rowlandson: The Hanoverian Horse and the British Lion, March 1784.
Pg. 275: The Wit's Last Stake; or, the Cobbling Voter and Abject Canvassers. By T. Rowlandson.
Pg. 276: Lords of the Bedchamber. By T. Rowlandson.
Pg. 277: The Westminster Watchman. By T. Rowlandson.
Pg. 277: Captain Charles Morris. (portrait)
Pg. 280: The Ladies Maria, Laura, and Horatia Waldegrave.
Pg. 281: The Case is Altered. By T. Rowlandson.
Pg. 282: The Procession to the Hustings After a Successful Canvass. By T. Rowlandson.
Pg. 284: The Westminster Deserter Drummed Out of the Regiment. Defeat of Sir Cecil Wray. Hustings, Covent Garden, Westminster Election, 1784. By T. Rowlandson.
Pg. 285: Liberty and Fame Introducing Female Patriotism (Duchess of Devonshire) to Britannia, 1784. By T. Rowlandson.
Pg. 287: Defeat of the High and Mighty Balissimo Corbettino and his Famed Cecilian Forces.
Pg. 289: The Rt. Hon.ble Samuel Lord Hood. Admiral of the Blue. (circular portrait)
Pg. 294: Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield. (portrait)
Pg. 297: John Thelwall. (portrait)
Pg. 298: G. Byng. (portrait)
Pg. 298: Meeting of the Patriotic Citizens at Copenhagen House, 1795. By James Gillray.
Pg. 299: At Hackney Meeting - Fox, Byng, and Mainwaring. By James Gillray. (half-page illustration)
Pg. 300: The Dissolution; or, the Alchymist Producing an Aetherial Representation. William Pitt Dissolving the House of Commons, 1796. By James Gillray.
Pg. 301: The Hustings - Covent Garden, 1796. By James Gillray (half-page illustration)
Pg. 305: Two Pair of Portraits. Presented to all the unbiased electors of Great Britain, 1798. By James Gillray.
Pg. 308: H. C. Combe Esq. (circular portrait)
Pg. 309: Councellor Ego. (portrait)
Pg. 312: Sir W.m Curtis, Bart, Ald & M.P. (portrait)
Pg. 312: Middlesex Election, 1804. A long pull - a strong pull - and a pull all together. By James Gillray.
Pg. 315: The Night Mare.
Pg. 323: A peep into the Cave of Jacobinism.
Pg. 325: [Untitled]. (portrait)
Pg. 328: The R.t Hon.ble William Windham. (portrait)
Pg. 329: The O'Connell Statue.
Pg. 333: Sir Samuel Romilly. (portrait)
Pg. 334: The Law's Delay. Reading the Riot Act, 1820. By G. Cruikshank.
Pg. 338: Mr. Sheriff Waithman. (portrait)
Pg. 338: Coriolanus Addressing the Plebs, 1820. By George Cruikshank.
Pg. 343: The Greyces.
Pg. 344: Baron Brougham & Vaux. (portrait)
Pg. 346: Election Squibs and Crackers for 1830. By W. Heath.
Pg. 348: Henry-Richard Vassall, Baron Holland, F.R.S.-F.S.A. (portrait)
Pg. 349: Charles Grey, Earl Grey. (portrait)
Pg. 354: His Honour the Beadle (William IV) Driving the Wagabonds out of the Parish. Nov. 28, 1830. By W. Heath.
Pg. 356: Leap-Frog Down Constitution Hill. April 13, 1831. By J. Doyle (HB).
Pg. 356: John Scott, First Earl of Eldon. (portrait)
Pg. 357: Hoo-Loo-Choo, alias John Bull and the Doctors. May 2, 1831.
Pg. 357: The R.t. Hon.ble Sir Robert Peel, Bart. (portrait)
Pg. 358: Agitation.
Pg. 358: Leap-Frog on a Level; or, Going Headlong to the Devil. May 6, 1831. By J. Doyle (HB).
Pg. 366: John Gilpin. May 13, 1831. By J. Doyle (HB).
Pg. 367: "The Handwriting on the Wall". May 26, 1831. King (William IV).
Pg. 367: Old Slaughter Backing Out.
Pg. 369: The R.t Hon.ble Lord John Russell, M.P. (portrait)
Pg. 370: Set of Four Illustrations: The Windsor Camp. The Hen-peck'd Monarch. [Untitled]. Portraits of the Political Burkers!
Pg. 370: Varnishing - A Sign (of "The Times"). June 1, 1831. By J. Doyle (HB).
Pg. 371: The Rival Mount-O'-Bankes; or, the Dorsetshire Juggler. May 25, 1831. By J. Doyle (HB).
Pg. 372: Mazeppa - "Again he urges on his wild career". Aug. 7, 1832. By J. Doyle (HB).
Pg. 372: Set of two illustrations: Interior of the Tory Charnel House. [Untitled].
Pg. 374: A Celebrated Commander on the retir'd list.
Pg. 375: Set of four illustrations: Passing the Piers. The Contest for Westminster. [Untitled]. The Reform Mill for Grinding the Old Constitution Young.
Pg. 375: Sinbad the Sailor and the Old Man of the Sea. June 8, 1833. By J. Doyle (HB). (half-page illustration)
Pg. 376: Set of six illustrations: Columbine. Lover. Harlequin. Pantaloon. Good Genius. Clown.
Pg. 376: Three Great Pillars of Government; or, a Walk from White Conduit House to St. Stephen's. July 23, 1834. By J. Doyle (HB).
Pg. 378: Set of four illustrations: The Grey Horse at the End of His Journey. John Bull and his Burdens. The Political Game of High-Cockolorum. The Rioters being conveyed to Justice.
Pg. 378: Set of two illustrations (same title): Inconveniences that might have arisen from the ballot. By G. Seymour.
Pg. 379: Set of four illustrations: Duke of York - His Statue and His Debts. Lord Londonderry as Marmaduke Magog. Wetherell the Fire-Work Maker. Lyndhurst.
Pg. 380: Set of three illustrations: The Arms of the Church. Arms of the Boroughmongers. Guy Fawkes for 1832.
Pg. 381: The Great Dog Question.
Pg. 382: Set of four illustrations: An Irish Political Kangaroo. The Grey Monkey and the Irish Cat. Tithes for the Irish Parsons. Election Humours, Climbing the Pole.
Pg. 383: Hon. Mr. Leader? (portrait)
Pg. 384: Set of four illustrations: Conservative Dinner. Retreat of the Tory Army. Guy Faux Day. The Devil Upon Two Sticks.
Pg. 385: Set of six illustrations: Lord Eldon. Duke of Cumberland. Duke of Wellington. Croker. Sir Chas Wetherell. Lord Londonderry.
Pg. 386: Sir Francis Burdett, Bart M.P. (portrait)
Pg. 387: John Arthur Roebuck, Esq. (portrait)
Pg. 389: The Unsuccessful Candidate.
Pg. 390: The Right Hon.ble Earl of Durham. (portrait)
Pg. 391: The Successful Candidate.
Pg. 392: The Canvasser.
Pg. 393: The R.t Hon.ble Henry John Temple, Lord Viscount Palmerston, G.C.B. (portrait)
Pg. 394: "The Independent Woter".
Pg. 395: The Charter - A Common's Scene.
Pg. 396: Show of Hands for a Liberal Candidate.
Pg. 404: The Dorchester Guide; or, A House That Jack Built. With Thirteen Cuts. [35 pp].
Additional B&W Fold-Out Plates:
Pg. 168: The Laird of the Boot. (Unknown)
Pg. 202: New Morality; or The promis’d Installment of the High Priest of the Theophilanthropes. (James Gillray)
Pg. 240: An Irish Howl. (Thomas Rowlandson)
Pg. 289: Doublures of Characters. (James Gillray)
Pg. 294: A Charm for Democracy, Reviewed, Analysed, & Destroyed. (Henry Merke after Thomas Rowlandson)
Pg. 296: Pacific Entrance of Earl Wolf (Lord Lonsdale) into Blackhaven, 1792. By James Gillray.
Pg. 315: Posting to the Election; or, a Scene on the Road to Brentford, 1806. By James Gillray.