Scare Anti-Tory Newspaper (1832 - 1835)


Figaro in Chesterfield. ‘A rod for a fool’s back’.

Published: Chesterfield: printed and published for the proprietors by T. Ford,

Date: 1832 - 1835

2 vols in 1: 200p; 376p, each vol. with a collective title page. Folded frontis. plate of ‘Jackey Turner, a well known character in Chesterfield’, drawn by White. Modern green cloth covered boards with the remains of the original title label to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown: William Swift.

Publication was suspended after vol. 1, no. 24 for December 29, 1832, and was resumed with vol. 2, no. 1 on December 1834.

Vol. 1, no. 1, July 21, 1832 – vol. 2, no. 47, October 31, 1835. 70 issues, of 71, lacking vol. 2, no. 3. No more published.A very scarce anti-Tory weekly newspaper. A very scarce anti-Tory weekly newspaper.

All issues very good to fine.


Offered by Westfield Books