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Pamphlet of 44 pages on the "trial" of Queen Caroline entitled: "An address to Britons, upon the Triumph of the Queen's Innocence."
The text on the title page is printed within an ornate border, lettered below the title:
"Dedicated to her Majesty by her Most Gracious Permission. By the author of the South-American address, &c. &c. Perseverando nobilé glorian quærens!"
With further quotations lettered in small font.
A wood engraved variation on the royal coat of arms of the British Isles is printed beneath the text with the heraldic symbols of the crown, lion and unicorn and the motto "Dieu et Mon Droit." The publisher's line is printed at the foot of the page:
"London: Printed and Published by J Turner, 170 Aldersgate Street."
The coat of arms, with a slightly different composition, is printed as a headpiece at the beginning of the text.
The text ends with the line: "GOD PRESERVE MY COUNTRY!" in capitals and the line:
"J. Turner, Printer,170 Aldersgate-Street, London."
Letterpress Pamphlet with two wood engraved coats of arms
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Height: 218 millimetres (Approx page height (Note variation in page height))
Width: 135 millimetres (Approx page width (note variation in page width.))
- Curator's comments
- As the pamphlet is not illustrated, it is not included in M. Dorothy George's "Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum."
Bound as part of "Political Tracts Volume 4" a compilation of political pamphlets published circa 1819-1822, number 4 of 10 volumes.
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