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The reformists' register, and weekly commentary

Hone's publication was one of the most influential radical press newspapers during the months prior to his trials for libel. Cf. Bowden cited above.

Main Author: Hone, William, 1780-1842.
Corporate Author: Making of the Modern World
Other Authors: Place, Francis, 1771-1854,
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: London : Printed by and for William Hone, 1817
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Summary: Hone's publication was one of the most influential radical press newspapers during the months prior to his trials for libel. Cf. Bowden cited above.
Item Description: 64 columns (Hone's weekly commentary) assembled from 2 parts, originally published 18-25 January 1817; 824 columns assembled from 26 weekly parts, originally published 1 February-19 July 1817; 432 columns assembled from 14 weekly parts, originally published 26 July-25 October 1817.
Volume 1 includes a preface by Hone dated 17th July 1817, contents list and index. Volume 2, subtitled The last part, has a preface by Hone dated 23rd Oct. 1817 and index.
Cf. A. Bowden, William Hone's political journalism, 1815-1821, pp. 120 ff. Bowden discusses the role of the radical tailor Francis Place as a reporter for the early issues of Hone's 16 page weekly.
Publisher's advertisements: [4] p. at end of second volume.
Reproduction of original from Goldsmiths' Library, University of London.
Goldsmiths'-Kress no. Unknown.
Physical Description: 2 v. ; 23 cm.
Access: Electronic Access Restricted To Villanova University Patrons